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A Match Made in Heaven: Why FC Barcelona Are Not Dependent on Lionel Messi

Posted By 90Soccer.com On Nov 16 2010 @ 3:14 pm In LFP | No Comments

By Manuel Traquete

There seems to be a notion, even among some Barcelona supporters, that Barcelona are completely dependant on Lionel Messi – a notion that gained even more supporters after the Argentine inspired Barcelona to a hard-fought win over Villareal with a brace.

To be fair, it’s quite easy to understand why many people believe this: this season, Messi has already scored 19 goals (of Barcelona’s 43) and assisted seven. Under Pep Guardiola, La Pulga has scored a disbelieving 104 goals and assisted 39 in only 120 matches. When a player creates 143 goals in 120 matches, it’s difficult to argue that the team is dependant on him.

Lionel Messi is by far the most gifted player…

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