July 17, Kathmandu. Barcelona and Argentina captain Lionel Messi has scored 700 goals in his football career.
Messi scored a goal and completed the milestone in last night’s game against Atletico Madrid in Spanish La Liga. Messi scored from the penalty spot in the 50th minute of the match which ended in a 2-2 draw.
Messi is the second most active player to score 700 goals. He has scored 700 goals in 860 games. Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, who plays for Juventus, has also scored 700 goals.
Messi has scored 630 goals for Barcelona and 70 for his country Argentina. Messi is also the top scorer for Barcelona and Argentina.
Ronaldo has scored 728 goals in 1,007 games so far. Who else has scored 700 goals?
Messi became the seventh player to score 700 goals overall. Apart from Messi and Ronaldo, five other players have also achieved this feat. King of football and great Brazilian player Pelलेले is said to have scored 1200 goals. But he officially scored only 767 goals.
Austrian Joseph Beacon has scored a total of 805 goals. Romario of Brazil has scored 772 goals, Hungarian legend Ferenc Puskas 746 goals and Gerd Mरller of Germany 735 goals.