Lionel Messi retains reaching milestones and breaking data even at 33.
As soon as once more, the Barcelona celebrity stole the headlines of their 5-1 Champions League victory in opposition to Ferencvaros on Tuesday evening.
Messi opened the scoring from the penalty spot as Barcelona boasted 5 completely different goalscorers.
The objective made it the 16th Champions League marketing campaign he’s scored in, equalling Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs’ file.
He additionally turned the primary individual to ever rating in 16 consecutive Champions League campaigns.
The strike was his 69th of the group phases with nobody else in historical past scoring extra – Cristiano Ronaldo is lagging behind with a mere 63.
Lionel Messi’s Champions League data
- Most objectives in group stage – 69
- Most opponents scored in opposition to – 36
- Most hat-tricks – 8 (shared with Cristiano Ronaldo)
- Highest scorer in a recreation – 5 (shared with Luiz Adriano)
- Quickest participant to succeed in 100 objectives (123 video games)
- Youngest participant to succeed in 100 appearances
- First individual to attain in 16 consecutive Champions League seasons
- Equalled Ryan Giggs’ file of 16 seasons scored in
Ferencvaros was additionally the 36th completely different opponent the Argentina celebrity has scored in opposition to within the competitors, which is one more file.
It provides to his spectacular assortment of Champions League data that embrace most Champions League hat-tricks (Eight shared with Ronaldo), quickest participant to succeed in 100 objectives, youngest participant to succeed in 100 appearances and highest scorer in a single recreation with 5.
Not glad with getting only a objective on Tuesday evening, he additionally arrange Ousmane Dembele for Barcelona’s fifth.
The help was additionally the 299th of his profession that means he can attain 300 in his subsequent recreation – which occurs to be an El Clasico showdown in opposition to Actual Madrid.
Messi wasn’t the one individual to interrupt data for Barcelona on Tuesday along with his youthful teammates getting in on the motion.
The Spanish giants had two 17-year-old’s taking part in, Ansu Fati and Pedri, with each getting on the scoresheet.
Barca are the primary group ever to have two gamers aged 17 or beneath to attain in the identical Champions League match.
Fati’s objective was his second Champions League objective for the LaLiga membership and he’s the primary participant to attain greater than as soon as earlier than turning 18.