Barcelona star, Lionel Messi Records a total of 700 goal in his football career on Tuesday.
The Argentine hit the landmark goal after scoring a penalty in the Catalans 2-2 draw on Tuesday night.
He had moved on to 699 goals after netting a penalty against Leganes two weeks ago but drew a blank in his last three matches against Sevilla, Athletic Bilbao and Celta Vigo before finally reaching the milestone against Atletico on Tuesday.
Messi, 33, is Barca’s all-time leading scorer with 630 goals for the club where he has spent his entire career while he has scoreded a total of 70 goals for Argentina.
He has now became the 7th player to reach the landmark joining the Football elite group.
LIST OF PLAYERS TO REACH 700 CAREER GOALS
- Gerd Muller
- Josef Bican
- Ferenc Puskas
- Cristiano Ronaldo
- Lionel Messi