Messi amounts to Pele document with 643rd objective

Messi equals Pele record with 643rd goal

Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi’s header was his 450th La Liga objective, on his 498th La Liga look for Barcelona

Lionel Messi amounted to Brazil tale Pele’s document of 643 objectives for a solitary club by racking up for Barcelona in Saturday’s draw versus Valencia.

The Argentine, 33, accomplished the task with a diving header prior to half-time, instantly after his charge was conserved by caretaker Jaume Domenech.

Messi scored his very first objective for Barca in 2005 versus Albacete.

Pele racked up 643 objectives in 19 periods for Brazilian side Santos in between 1956 and also 1974.

Sadly for Messi, his events will likely be silenced after Barcelona fell short to defeat their mid-table challengers.

The result leaves the 26-time champs 5th in La Liga, 8 factors behind Atletico Madrid, that earlier beat Elche 3-1 to relocate to 29 factors.

Fierce opponents and also champs Real Madrid, 5 factors in advance of Barca, play Eibar on Sunday.

This ought to have been Barcelona’s 3rd organization win on the bounce, having actually led 2-1 in the 2nd fifty percent and also expanded more powerful as the suit proceeded.

They were offered an almighty shock in the 29th min when protector Mouctar Diakhaby offered the site visitors the lead when he headed in from an edge after being left unmarked.

Valencia had actually safeguarded well up to that factor and also really felt hurt that Barcelona were granted a charge prior to half-time when Jose Gaya was evaluated to have actually pressed Antoine Griezmann over in the location.

After the umpire Alejandro Hernandez verified the nasty adhering to a check of the pitchside screen, Messi tipped up of what ought to been his historical minute. However, Domenech made a great save just for the Argentine to after that nod house at the much blog post secs later on.

Barcelona got on top for much of the 2nd fifty percent and also passed through the last line of support once again when Uruguayan protector Ronald Araujo created an over-the-top scissor-kick which defeated the reach of Domenech.

Ronald Koeman’s guys were hopeless to eliminate the video game off with one more objective, yet as they pushed they were captured by a Valencia counter-attack, which caused the dangerous Maxi Gomez jabbing in at the much blog post.

The 24-year-old Uruguay demonstrator has actually currently been associated with a minimum of one objective in 6 of his 7 La Liga video games versus Barcelona.

Ex-Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho went close with a tilted strike 12 mins from time, yet that was as close as Barca reached racking up once more in the closing phases.



  • 1ter Stegen
  • 2Dest
  • 4Araujo
  • 28MinguezaBooked at 56mins
  • 18AlbaBooked at 90mins
  • 5BusquetsSubstituted forde Jongat 45′mins
  • 7GriezmannBooked at 13minsSubstituted forMachado Trincãoat 73′mins
  • 16GonzálezSubstituted forPjanicat 86′mins
  • 14CoutinhoSubstituted forLengletat 79′minsBooked at 90mins
  • 9Braithwaite
  • 10Messi


  • 6Aleñá
  • 8Pjanic
  • 12Puig
  • 13Murara Neto
  • 15Lenglet
  • 17Machado Trincão
  • 19Fernandes Siqueira
  • 21de Jong
  • 23Umtiti
  • 24Firpo
  • 29De la Fuente
  • 36Tenas


  • 1Doménech
  • 18Wass
  • 5Gabriel
  • 12Diakhaby
  • 14GayàBooked at 45mins
  • 30MusahSubstituted forBlancoat 42′minsBooked at 45mins
  • 8Soler
  • 19Racic
  • 17CheryshevSubstituted forLeeat 90′mins
  • 22Gómez
  • 7Gonçalo GuedesSubstituted forVallejo Galvánat 87′mins


  • 2Correia
  • 4Mangala
  • 11Sobrino
  • 20Lee
  • 21Vallejo Galván
  • 23Remeseiro Salgueiro
  • 25Rivero
  • 26Esquerdo
  • 27Koindredi
  • 31Molina
  • 37Blanco
  • 42Etxebarria

Alejandro José Hernández Hernández

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