Vinicius Junior joins the list of elite players to reach 20 goals and 20 assists in a season this century

Vinicius Junior joins the list of elite players to reach 20 goals and 20 assists in a season this century

Vinicius Júnior joined a list of elite players with 20 goals and 20 assists after his heroics against Levante.

The Brazilian ace played in Real Madrid’s 6-0 rout against Levante, scoring a brilliant hat-trick and recording an assist.

His heroism for the Spanish giants saw him reach an impressive 20 goals and 20 assists milestone.

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Vinicius Jr, who has 21 goals in all competitions this season, has joined an exclusive club that includes the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Thierry Henry, among others.

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What’s more, this has only happened on 30 occasions in Europe’s top five leagues in the 21st century, according to Transfermarkt data.

Messi has an amazing eight out of 30, with Luis Suarez achieving the feat on four occasions.

Ronaldo, Neymar and Frank Lampard are the other players who have reached the milestone on more than one occasion.

Check out the full list below:

Thierry Henry (Arsenal, 2002/03) – 32 goals and 28 assists

Ronaldinho (Barcelona, ​​2005/06) – 26 goals and 24 assists

Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United, 2006/07) – 23 goals and 22 assists

Frank Lampard (Chelsea, 2006/07) – 21 goals and 21 assists

Frank Lampard (Chelsea, 2008/09) – 20 goals and 21 assists

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Lionel Messi (Barcelona, ​​2010/11) – 53 goals and 27 assists

Nenê (Paris Saint-Germain, 2010/11) – 20 goals and 23 assists

Lionel Messi (Barcelona, ​​2011/12) – 72 goals and 31 assists

Eden Hazard (Lille, 2011/12) – 22 goals and 22 assists

Karim Benzema (Real Madrid, 2012/13) – 20 goals and 21 assists​

Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund, 2013/14) – 23 goals and 22 assists

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Lionel Messi (Barcelona, ​​2014/15) – 58 goals and 30 assists

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid, 2014/15) – 59 goals and 23 assists

Luis Suárez (Barcelona, ​​2014/15) – 24 goals and 23 assists

Luis Suárez (Barcelona, ​​2015/16) – 58 goals and 23 assists

Lionel Messi (Barcelona, ​​2015/16) – 39 goals and 23 assists

Neymar (Barcelona, ​​2015/16) – 31 goals and 25 assists

Henrikh Mkhitaryan​ (Borussia Dortmund, 2015/16) – 23 goals and 32 assists

Lionel Messi (Barcelona, ​​2016/17) – 54 goals and 20 assists

Luis Suárez (Barcelona, ​​2016/17) – 36 goals and 20 assists

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Neymar (Barcelona, ​​2016, 17) – 20 goals and 26 assists

Lionel Messi (Barcelona, ​​2017/18) – 45 goals and 20 assists

Luis Suárez (Barcelona 2017,18) – 31 goals and 20 assists

Lionel Messi (Barcelona, ​​2018/19) – 51 goals and 22 assists

Lionel Messi (Barcelona, ​​2019/20) – 31 goals and 27 assists

Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United, 2019/20) – 27 goals and 22 assists

Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund, 2019,20) – 20 goals and 20 assists​

Kylian Mbappé (Paris Saint-Germain, 2021/22) – 35 goals* and 24 assists*

Christopher Nkunku​ (RB Leipzig, 2021/22) – 35 goals* and 24 assists*

Vinicius Junior​ (Real Madrid, 2021/22) – 21 goals* and 20 assists*

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