Argentine great Lionel Messi made history last night by becoming the first footballer in history to score a goal in 15 consecutive Champions League seasons.
1️⃣5️⃣ years and counting!— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) October 23, 2019
Lionel Messi is the only player to have scored for fifteen seasons in the Champions League.
Lionel Messi is playing the 830th game of his career.— bet365 (@bet365) October 23, 2019
He’s now been directly involved in 952 goals.
Nine hundred and fifty-two.
With this, he also took his UCL group stage goal tally to 67, which is the highest as of now.
It took Messi 3 minutes to put the ball inside the opposition’s net after he got an amazing pass from Arthur Melo.
Best goalscorers for Barcelona in Champions League since 2017/18:— IM10 (@imizgirFCB) October 23, 2019
19 Lionel Messi
7 Own goals
4 Luis Suarez, Ousmane Dembele pic.twitter.com/45xJ2dfxJb
The game ended with Barcelona’s 2-1 victory, which took them to the top spot in group F. .
With this, Messi has also become the third player to score a goal against 33 clubs across Europe in Champions League.
– Lionel Messi now holds the record for the first player to score a goal in 15 consecutive UCL seasons beating Cristiano Ronaldo’s 14.— Joe (@Messidemic_) October 23, 2019
– Messi has now scored against 33 different UCL teams
THE RETURN OF THE 🐐 pic.twitter.com/b2pnpb5nlL