Read Messi’s Statement After Overtaken The Goal Scoring Record Previously Held By Pele

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi has officially become the only player with most goals for a single club in the history of football.

He achieved the Feat after overtaken the brazilian legend Pele who is the previous holder, he took his tally to 644 club goals on Tuesday 3-0 win against Valladolid.

Messi was brilliant throughout the game, assisting Clement Lenglet to score a beautiful header during the first half.

The record-breaking goal came in the second, with Messi taking the ball in stride off a nifty flick from Pedri for a finish into the corner of the net.i

After the game, The legendary player took to his Instagram account to thank everyone who in one way or the other helped him to set this record.

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He wrote;

“When I started to play football, I never thought I would break any record. Especially not the record held by Pele that I now hold,” Messi wrote on Instagram after Tuesday’s game. “I can only give thanks to everyone that has helped me throughout the years, my teammates, my family, my friends and everyone that supports me every day. hug!

The brazilian legend Pele scored 643 competitive goals for Santos during an 18-year stay with the Brazilian club. He left for the New York Cosmos in 1975 and until Messi’s goal, the record had stood ever since.

I don’t know if there is anyone who can break this new Messi record, I think this would be an unbreakable record. Reason is because he is still active and enjoying his games and has never shown any signs of weakness.

What do you think? Please comment below.

Wisdom Iwu

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