Messi became the seventh player in history with this result.
The goal of the attacker “Barcelona” and the Argentina national team Lionel Messi in the gate “Atletico” in the framework of the 33rd round of the championship of Spain was his 700th in his career, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Browser.
In the 50th minute of the match when the score was 1:1 Messi confidently converted the penalty, scoring a legendary kick in the panenka style. Now his score is 630 goals for Barcelona and 70 goals for the national team of Argentina.
Note that the Argentine became the seventh player in history and second among active players, who won this achievement. You might guess that another member of the “700 club” before it became the forward “Juventus” Cristiano Ronaldo, on account of which 728 goals.
Together with them in this honor roll are the Brazilians Pele (767) and Romario (772), the Hungarian Ferenc Puskas (746), the German Gerd müller (735) and the Austrian Josef Bican (805).