• Top scorer:
    79
  • Most assists:
    47
  • Most free kicks:
    8
  • Most hat-tricks:
    7
  • Most goals scored in a calendar year:
    12 goals
    (shared with Gabriel Batistuta)
  • Only player to score against:
    every CONMEBOL nation
  • Youngest player to play in a World Cup:
    18 years, 357 days
    (2006)
  • Youngest player to score in a World Cup:
    18 years, 357 days
    (2006)
  • Youngest player to captain in a World Cup:
    22 years, 363 days
    (2010)
  • Most goals scored in one FIFA World Cup qualification:
    10 goals
    (2014 qualifying campaign)