Lionel Messi was at his record-breaking, breathtaking best on Sunday as a stunning late strike helped Barcelona to Clasico glory over Real Madrid and moved him to 500 goals for the Catalan giants.
A devastating finish, so typical of the Argentine master, put Barca top of LaLiga as they try to overhaul Madrid in a domestic season of capital dominance. But the strike served to once again highlight Messi’s status as one of the all-time greats as Barca’s record goal scorer became the first LaLiga player to net 500 goals for a single club.
Messi’s landmark of 500 goals for the club was celebrated with Barcelona releasing a touching tribute video recalling the first occasion he scored a senior team goal for the club, twelve years back. The club released another video on Monday, a compilation of tributes from current and former teammates of Messi.
Sneak Peek of the video:-