Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Lionel Messi breaks Barcelona all-time goal scoring record with hat-trick against Osasuna

The 26-year-old World Cup bound striker nets his 369th, 370th, and 371st goal for Barcelona at the Nou Camp breaking Paulino Alcantara long-standing record of 369 goals in all competition including friendlies, between 1912 and 1927. 
Messi made history Sunday by becoming  Barcelona's all-time leading scorer after his his hat-trick helped his side to a 7-0 victory over Osasuna. This will be the 6th consecutive season in which the Argentine striker has scored 30 goal, and we are still counting.

Alex Sanchez and Andres Iniesta, Cristian Tello and Pedro where all on target at Sunday's match which Sanchez and Iniesta kicking off the goal fest before Messi struck again, he again added a simple finish in the 87
th minutea after substitute Cristian Tello slammed in the 5th goal. However, Messi made time for the 7th goal by adding an assist to his goal haul teeing up Pedro just minutes before the final whistle at Camp Nou.

On the board: Barcelona congratulate Messi on his record 270th goal for the club.