Lionel Messi scored his 600 th profession objective in club competitors during Barcelona’s 3-0 win against Liverpool in the Champions League.
Messi was resting on 598 objectives entering the semifinal first leg against Jurgen Klopp’s side, however two second-half objectives, including a first-rate complimentary kick for his second, saw him reach the 600 objective mark.
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The Argentina worldwide reached the turning point just days after Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 600 th profession club goal in Juventus’ match versus Inter Milan on Saturday. However, Messi reached the 600- goal mark in 683 games while it took Ronaldo 799 games.
The objective comes 14 years to the day after Messi scored his very first for Barcelona– the only club he has actually ever played for professionally– with 417 of them being available in La Liga, 112 in the Champions League, 50 in the Copa del Rey, 13 in the Spanish Super Cup, five in the Club World Cup and 3 in the UEFA Super Cup.
Messi has actually scored 12 objectives in the Champions League this season, which connects him for his second-most prolific UCL campaign behind the 2011-12 season when he scored 14.
Over the course of his profession, Messi has accounted for 34.7%of Barcelona’s goals in games in which he has actually played, accounting for 600 of the club’s 1,730 across all competitions.
The win against Liverpool puts Barca in the driver’s seat to reach the Champions League final as they take a three-goal advantage into the second leg on May 7 at Anfield.