Author of Barcelona’s third goal on Tuesday on the lawn of Valladolid (0-3), Lionel Messi offered himself the record for goals scored by Pelé with Santos.
Lionel messi can go on vacation with peace of mind. As he flew in his private jet to Argentina as soon as the match in Valladolid, the six-fold Golden Ball has indeed fully participated in the great success achieved by the Barça among the Pucelanos (0-3). Author of his first assist of the season in La Liga on the opener signed Clement Lenglet, the Barcelona n ° 10 also scored the third Catalan goal.
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A goal scored following a delicious heel from Pedri which allows the Argentine to afford a new record. And not just any. Lionel Messi has indeed become the player to have scored the most goals within a single club, his 644 goals scored with Barça since his debut in 2006 surpassing Pelé’s 643 goals with Santos. Pelé, who did not fail to salute the performance of the native of Rosario when he had equaled his record on Saturday. “Congratulations on your historic record, Lionel. But above all, congratulations on your successful career in Barcelona. Stories like ours, love stories for the same club that last so long, will be increasingly rare in football. I admire you a lot, Leo Messi ”, he wrote on Instagram.
Instagram where the hero of the evening also left a message on Tuesday after the meeting. “When I started playing football I never thought I would break a record. And even less the one that Pelé held… I can only thank all those who have helped me over the years, my teammates, my family, my friends and all those who support me on a daily basis ”, he wrote before heading for Rosario where the Albiceleste player will spend four days before returning to Catalonia.
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