Lionel Messi scored his 300th and 301st professional career goals at the weekend as Barca hammered Rayo Vallecano 5-0 away. The goals have come in just 419 matches, 270 of them for Barca, the rest for Argentina. Messi has scored 73 goals in 2012 alone. It's news when he doesn't score in a match.
Andres Iniesta celebrated a decade since he broke into the Barcelona first team. The pair have both risen to the very top and stayed there. Many would argue that they've been the first and second best players in world football in 2012, though Cristiano Ronaldo would mount a strong challenge to that.Read More »from From Messi’s team-mate to political candidate