His goal-scoring instinct served him well in yet another season. With an average of 1.4 goals per match, Lionel Messi was the Liga BBVA's top goal-scorer in the 2012/13 season. His statistics are more than enough to warrant his recognition as the Best Liga BBVA Forward. "I would like to thank the LFP and the Liga BBVA for this prize. It is a recognition of the group's work all year and without them I would not have scored these goals", explained the player via video.
An FC Barcelona mainstay for a number of seasons, Messi added another year to his haul as the star of his team and one of the championship and the world's most important players.
The Barcelona superstar raising the bar season after season. He has broken countless individual records while being a key member of the azulgrana squad. Pace, skill, dribbling, vision… Leo Messi's list of qualities is endless. He is one of the stand-out players in the Liga BBVA and, match after match, he continues to rouse not just his team's own fans, but all those who witness his spectacular feats.
Idolised by his teammates, coaches and opponents alike, Messi also won the 2013 Golden Shoe award for the top goal-scorer in all European competitions. However, this is just a drop in the ocean that is his trophy cabinet, which includes all possible accolades on a national and international level.