After waiting, Lionel Messi eventually scored his 600th career objective. However, the nighttime once the Argentine captain touched on the landmark, the Giants finished in grief. Because, despite heading ahead against Atletico at home, the team needed to leave the area with a draw in the long run. Because of this, it became harder for the recent winners to maintain the La Liga title.
The referee blew the whistle for the penalty three times. In this match, Messi scored the 700th goal of his professional career with a Panenka shot from the penalty spot. Messi became the second footballer to score 700 goals. Another footballer who has scored 700 goals is another sensation, Cristiano Ronaldo. However, Messi has scored 600 goals in 112 matches less than him. It took Ronaldo 974 matches to reach this milestone. On the other hand, Messi played 862 matches.
However, the Czech-Austrian legend Josef Bican has a record of 605 goals in competitive football.
He has scored 90 percent of his goals in the Barcelona jersey, which is 630 in number. He played 724 matches in this jersey. Messi has scored 70 goals in 138 appearances for Argentina. He has also assisted more than 300 goals in his career.