28 - Arturo Vidal has scored more goals in Serie A over the last three seasons than any other midfielder. Engine. #Goal50 5 hours ago

20 - Lionel Messi has scored 20+ goals in each of the last six La Liga seasons, netting 28 times during 2013/14. Colossus. #Goal50 5 hours ago

16 - Thomas Muller has played a hand in 16 goals in just 13 World Cup appearances in his career, 10 goals and six assists. Danger. #Goal50 5 hours ago

6 - Sergio Ramos scored 6 times in his last 7 appearances of 2013/14 for Real Madrid, including the Champions League final. Vital. #Goal50 6 hours ago

20 - Thibaut Courtois kept more clean sheets in La Liga last season (20) than any other goalkeeper. Repellent. #Goal50 6 hours ago

12 - James Rodriguez (12) provided more assists in Ligue 1 during 2013/14 than any other player. Star. #Goal50 6 hours ago

89 - Arjen Robben played a part in a goal every 89 mins during 2013/14 (all competitions - 21 goals and 14 assists). Threat. #Goal50 6 hours ago

31 - Despite missing 5 games, Luis Suarez scored more goals (31) and had more shots (152) in the 2013/14 PL than any player. Busy. #Goal50 6 hours ago

17 - Cristiano Ronaldo scored 17 times during the 2013/14 Champions League; a record for a single European Cup season. History. #Goal50 6 hours ago

20 - Calum Chambers was just one of eight players to make 20+ Premier League appearances as a teenager in 2013-14. Future. 8 hours ago

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