Messi Reaches Another Incredible Barca Record
Lionel Messi Reaches Another Incredible FC Barcelona Record
FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi had a magical night on Tuesday, when his side thrashed Eibar 6-1, and the Argentine reached another incredible record along the way.
Click through the mini-gallery above to see some of Messi's milestone goals.
Messi produced a Man of the Match performance in the encounter, scoring four goals in Barcelona’s comfortable win.
The 30-year-old scored the Catalan giants' first from the penalty spot before adding three more in the latter stages of the game, while Paulinho and Denis Suarez also got on the scoresheet.
The five-time Ballon d'Or winner started the game with 298 goals at the Camp Nou, two of them coming in a friendly for Argentina, and has now taken this tally to an incredible 302 for club and country, as pointed out on Barca's official website.
Messi's 300th home goal came 4 524 days after he scored his first strike at the Camp Nou on 1 May 2005. He has struck four goals in a game on five occasions at the Blaugrana's home ground, and hit five in a fixture once. In addition, he has scored 20 of his 39 Barcelona hat-tricks on home soil.
He has begun the new season with 12 goals in eight games, nine of them coming in his five La Liga appearances so far.
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