Champions League Sports

Messi officially surpassed Pele to go down in history

Summary

With a goal against Valladolid in the morning match this morning, Lionel Messi broke the record for most goals scored for a club held by the legendary Pele. In a confrontation with a diving opponent in the bottom group of […]

With a goal against Valladolid in the morning match this morning, Lionel Messi broke the record for most goals scored for a club held by the legendary Pele.

In a confrontation with a diving opponent in the bottom group of the table, Valladolid at dawn this morning, Barcelona has not missed the chance to break the strike without winning on away field since November.

In turn, Lenglet, Braithwaite and Messi filled their names on the scoreboard to bring a bold 3-0 victory for the Catalan team. This is not a surprising result for live football viewers because the difference in class and performance of the two teams is too obvious before the ball kicks.

In Barca’s victory, Lionel Messi continues to be the name that shines the most. Number 10 contributes 1 goal, 1 assist line and has a clear influence on the play of the visitors. In particular, Messi’s winning goal helped this player go down in history.

Specifically, the goal against Masip helped El Pulga to reach 645 goals for Barcelona in all competitions, thereby officially surpassing the record for most goals scored for a club held by the legendary Pele. Before that, the former Brazilian had set this record with 644 goals scored for Santos Club from 1956 to 1974.

To reach this great milestone, Lionel Messi has a total of 749 appearances in Barcelona colors. Of the 645 goals scored by the Argentine striker, there are 118 goals he has made in the Champions League, 3 in the European Super Cup, 451 in La Liga, 53 in the Copa del Rey, 5 in FIFA. Club World Cup and 14 goals in the Spanish Super Cup. M10’s first goal for the Catalan team came in the 34th round of La Liga 2004/2005 against Albacete.

Before setting a new milestone, Messi equalized the record with Pele in a 2-2 draw with Valencia at the weekend. Immediately after that match ended, Soccer King Pele himself sent congratulations to the Argentine superstar.