Leo Messi player of the month for April in La Liga
The Argentine wins the award handed out by the Spanish Football League for the first time this season
09:37AM Friday 12 May
Leo Messi’s excellent form in the month of April has been rewarded with the Player of the Month award from the Spanish Football League. Last month the Barça number 10 played six league games and two in the Champions League against Juventus. In La Liga he scored eight goals, grabbing braces against Sevilla, Real Sociedad, Real Madrid and Osasuna.
In the league so far this season Messi has 35 goals to his name making him leader in the race to be pichichi ahead of his team mate Luis Suárez who is on 27.