Messi writes historical past with 644th purpose: ‘by no means thought to interrupt this report’

Lionel Messi can’t be fortunate now that he has gained one other prestigious report. The star participant made his 644th purpose within the service of FC Barcelona on Tuesday and might name himself the participant with essentially the most hits for one membership.

Along with his purpose within the second half of the received recreation towards Actual Valladolid (0-3), Messi takes over the report from legend Pelé, who scored 643 objectives on behalf of Santos within the fifties, sixties and seventies.

“Once I began taking part in soccer, I by no means thought I’d break information. And definitely not Pele’s report”, writes Messi, who didn’t converse to the press after the match in Valladolid, on Instagram.

“I can solely thank everybody who has helped me through the years. My teammates, my household, my pals and everybody else who help me daily. An enormous hug to you guys.”

Messi already equaled Pelé’s report on Saturday with a purpose within the match towards Valencia, which led to 2-2. The 33-year-old Argentinian solely wanted 749 video games for his 644 hits.

Messi’s contract, who returned to his choice to go away Barcelona in a turbulent summer time, expires after this season. It isn’t but identified the place his future lies.

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