Lionel Messi, one of the world’s top footballers, has accomplished the title of the most scorer for a single club as he scored his 644th goal for Barcelona while playing a La Liga match against Real Valladolid. The Argentinian player broke the previous record of Pele (former Brazilian footballer) for scoring most goals (643) from a single club.
On Saturday, Messi, 33, scored to create 3-0 to his club, running behind to meet a pass from Pedri and hitting the ball into the far bottom corner. Moreover, the goal capped an excellent team and individual display, Lionel scored the first goal and also had a hand in the second goal of Barca, placing a pass for Sergino Dest (American footballer), who scored the goal in the 35th minute.
Lionel Messi’s 644th career @FCBarcelona goal breaks Pelé’s record for most ever scored by one player for a single club 👑 pic.twitter.com/oMfADc21vx
— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) December 22, 2020
The 2nd half dominated by Marcos Llorente and Hermoso
Atletico Madrid (La Liga leader) has acquired 3 points with a 2-0 victory against Real Sociedad and special thanks to Marcos Llorente and Mario Hermoso, Spanish footballers, for the 2nd half goals.
Atletico Madrid already touched its 300th victory in 499 matches in all games under Diego Simeone (manager), and in the early 2nd half, it broke the deadlock as Hermoso in Carrasco’s floated free-kick. Furthermore, the Atletico Madrid team summed up to their lead with a malicious attack from Llorente as a lay-off from Suarez.
Real Sociedad welcomed its player David Silva from injury but couldn’t handle to make a shot until Jan Oblak (Atletico keeper) granted a martin Merquelanz free-kick on the spot.
Argentinian player’s recent record-breaking victory appears as Ronald Koeman (new manager) described that Messi’s performances could be better in this league, and the captain of the club significantly responded in his style.
The fans of the club were also seemed to support the future of 2 teenagers who got on the scoresheet. Furthermore, the 1st player under the age of eighteen, Ansu Fati, to kick two CL (Champions League) goals after scoring the second goal for Barcelona.