Lionel Messi goals scored all time: Messi Smashing All Records and still going

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lionel messi goals scored all time – Lionel Messi scored his 644th goal for Barcelona on Tuesday at Valladoid and broke the the Brazillian legend’s  record of scoring most number of goals for a single club. Pele was with his hometown club santos for 19 seasons from 1956 and 1974.lionel messi goals scored all time

Messi sent out a heartfelt message on his instagram which stated “ When i started playing football, i never thought I would break any records, especially the one i broke today, which was Pele’s. I can only thank everyone who’s helped me all these years , my team mates, my family, my friends and everyone who supports me every day.

lionel messi goals scored all time – messi records

Statistically speaking Messi took 84 more games to break this record. Messi achieved this feat in 749 matches where as Pele did it in 643 matches only. Messi has played 17 seasons with Barcelona and so far he has won 10 la liga titles and 4 champions league titles with the Catalans. Messi joined the club aged 13 and made his competitive debut at 17 in 2004

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Pele acknowledged this feat and praised Messi. It is very rare to see a player play for a single cub for such a long time during the current times. Although it does look like his tenure at Barcelona is coming to an end with rumors of him Joining the premier laegue. Messi wanted a move away from Barcelona before the start of this season but it was not gonna happen. The la liga giants triggered a release clause of 624 million pounds which caused a public spat between the club and the superstar.

lionel messi goals scored all time – messi records

Messi also holds the record for most Ballon d’Or wins, claiming his sixth in 2019. Although Messi is one of the greatest to grace the pitch but no football conversation is complete with Messi being compared to the likes of Maradona or Pele. Now that he has broken the record it would take an average of 43 goals a season for 15 years for one club. Many have argued that scoring was easier back then, it was but the game has evolved with the skills, better players , fancy footwork etc. Keeping all this aside, the number of records held by the Argenetnian are insane. It is about time that he was given the respect he deserves. There will surely never be another player that will affect the sport of football in the way that Messi has and for so long a period.

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