Messi has now joined the elite club of 700 or more goal scored which includes Cristiano Ronaldo, Gerd Miller, FerencPuskas, Romario, Josef Bican and Pele

The prolific Argentine scorer hit the landmark goal for club and country by netting from the penalty spot to give his side a 2-1 lead in the 50th minute, showing some nerve by chipping the ball into the net to deceive goalkeeper Jan Oblak.

Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini arguably the greatest player of all times, is a Forward who has appeared in 28 matches this season in La Liga, playing a total of 2430 minutes. Messi scores an average of 0.81 goals for every 90 minutes that he’s on the pitch. This attacking performance currently places him at 1st out of 418 for La Liga Players who’ve played at least 3 matches.

He scored a total of 22 goals so far in the season in the league, which places him at 1st in the FC Barcelona squad’s Top Scorers list.

This is just one of the milestones reached by Messi who has broken almost every record possible

He has six Ballon d’Or, two The Best Fifa Men’s Player, two UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award, eight LA Liga Best Player, ten time La Liga Champion and he is  Four times champion league winner

Though this year’s league crown is slipping out of hand after Saul Niguez of Atlético Madrid score an equalizing goal at injury time, Messi Panneka goal will go down in history as one best ways to score goal number 700