Lionel Messi, arguably the greatest player in the history of Football has yet again reached an incredible milestone. Messi scored his 650th goal for Barcelona against Athletic Bilbao this week.
It was an incredible Freekick goal for a legendary milestone. Barcelona hosted Athletic Bilbao at Camp Nou and had one of the finest performances of this season. Leo Messi started the scoring with yet again an incredible Freekick Goal at the 20th min of the game. Bilbao later equalized in the second half from an O.G from Jordi Alba. Antoine Griezmann sealed the 3 points for the Blaugrana at 74th minute.
With this goal, Messi now has 482 goals in 369 games at Camp Nou, 252 goals in 361 games away from home, and 16 goals in 24 games on neutral sites. Insane Numbers! And despite being such a proficient and lethal Goal Scorer, we all know that it’s not the only thing Leo has mastered in this beautiful game. Messi is one of the greatest playmakers of all time as well. Adding 71 national goal stats to this recent 650th Barcelona Goal, Messi now has magnificent 721 Goals to his name.
La Masia, the official youth academy for FC Barcelona has produced some of the most decorated and talented playmakers in the history of Football. Xavi, Iniesta, and Messi are the greatest La Masia have ever produced. And Messi is definitely the greatest La Masia has ever produced, not only for Barcelona but arguably for the entire Football world too.
It has been quite a rough as well as a tough season for Big Spanish Guns like Real Madrid and Barcelona. Out of 20 games played, Barcelona have won 12 of them and have lost and drawn 4 games each. They currently sit at 2nd position on League Table with 40 points.
Co-incidentally Real Madrid also have won 12 while drawn/lost 4 games each. They are currently at 3rd position on League Table with 40 points.
Leading the table at the top are Atletico Madrid. Simeone’s team is currently on 50 points, 10 points clear-off of Real Madrid and Barcelona with a Game in Hand. They have played 19 games only so far. So as it stands, Atleti are the favorites to win the league right now.