Leo Messi celebra un gol contra l'Athletic Club. FOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

The 50 goals he scored in 37 matches have won Leo Messi another honour, granted by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics, who consider the Barça player the best striker of 2012 with an average 1.37 goals per game.

These incredible figures mean he tops Cristiano Ronaldo, who got an average of 1.21 goals a game thanks to scoring 46 times in 38 games. Messi and Cristiano are not the only Liga stars in the list. Atlético Madrid’s Radamel Falcão is 3rd and Real Madrid’s Gonzalo Higuaín is 52nd.

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