Messi in Front of 500 goals

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 | 0

Messi in Front of 500 goals

Lionel Messi standing in front of another landmark before the Arsenal match start. He will wrote again his name onto record book if 5 times Balon D’or winners can scored 3 goals against Arsenal. In fact, he is just 3 scoring shot of his 500 career goals land mark.

Wednesday (16 March), the Champions League league defending Barcelona will face Arsenal in the scored leg of Champions League knockout round (last sixteen). After Messi’s double strikes in the first leg the Spanish giants leading the leg by 2-0 goals.

Since his debut in 2004 with Barca, Lionel Messi played 518 matches and bring the ball into the net for 448 times to the opponent, On the other hand in 105 match with Argentina’s National Team Messi scored 49 appearances. In all, 497 goals in 623 matches.

The 28-year-old Messi passed his most brilliant season at 2011-12 in his career. With the club and the national team he scored 82 goals. He also exceeded 60 goals in the last three consecutive seasons. And this season already to 36 goals in equal of 36 matches (club).

9 goals in his last five games and touch the five hundred goals millstone for Messi just a matter of time!  Messi sent the ball into the net six times in the last two home matches of Barcelona against Arsenal.

Messi is closer to his next milestone. It has statistical all 497 goals to a highlights:

Tournament                                                                                       Goal

* La liga                                                –                                              308

* Champions League                      –                                             82

* Copa del Rey                                  –                                              39

* Spanish Super Cup                       –                                              11

* European Super Cup                   –                                             3

* Club World Cup                             –                                              5

* Copa America                                –                                              3

* Friendly Matches                         –                                              27

* World Cup                                       –                                             5

* World Cup Qualification           –                                             14


Messi’s 404 goals have come from a magical left foot. The right leg has been hit 70 times. 21 times in his head touched the ball, finds the net.

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