Finally, Lionel Messi has entered the history books! My personal favorite player has now scored a whopping 700 goals in his club career with PSG as the team fantastically won against Marseille 3-0 in Ligue 1.
For those who are unversed, let us tell you, the Argentinian veteran player achieve this feat when he scored during the 29th minute as Mbappe turned provider at the PSG league’s match against Marseille.
With this amazing victory, now the Paris Saint-Germain’s has secured their place at the top of the league table. In his 19-year-long football career, Messi played for Barcelona for around 15 years before making a shocking move to French side for PSG.
Lionel Messi Joined on a Free Transfer
The player joined the team back in August 2021 on a free transfer. Ever since then he has represented current Ligue 1 leader 62 times including the match against Marseille. So far, he had 28 goals under his belt.
The 35-year-old player, who doomed the Barcelona jersey on approximately 778 occasions across competitions, netter a staggering 672 goals for Blaugrana. The player made his Barca debut back in 2006 against Espanyol. At the time, he was the then youngest player to represent Barcelona in La Liga.
Scored 7 Goals in World Cup 2022
The record is now held by Ansu Fati. Lionel Messi has recently collected the biggest achivement that eluded him all this while after he won the FIFA World Cup, 2022. After scoring a total of 7 goals in last year’s edition, the player become the World Cup’s all time leading scorer.
In a statement Messi expressed while talking about 2026′ edition that, “Because of age it’ll be difficult to make 2026.” The player furthermore added that, “It seems like a long time until the next World Cup, but it depends on how my career is going.”
Now after achieving this greatest milestone, Messi has become a member of his rival Cristiano Ronaldo’s 700 club-goal. If we speak about Ronaldo’s achievement, the player has scored a total of 709 goals in club level across various competitions, including his hat-trick for Al-Nassr in the Saudi Pro League.
Top 5 Players in 700 Club
Here’s the list of Top 5 players who’s the part of 700-club goals:
Cristiano Ronaldo: 709
Lionel Messi: 700
Ferenc Puskas: 645