Sunday, 17 April 2016
Barcelona Legend, Lionel Messi reaches 500 goals milestone vs Valencia
Argentine superstar Lionel Messi tonight reached 500 goals for club and country, pulling one back for Barcelona against Valencia whilst trailing 2-0.
The 28-year-old footballing legend ended his 515 minute goal drought, sliding the ball past Valencia goalkeeper Diego Alves from 10 yards.
However, it wasn’t to be a night of celebration with Barcelona dropping yet more points in a La Liga title race that has been blown open over the past couple of weeks. Leo Messi didn’t even celebrate his milestone goal with Luis Enrique’s men desperately needing a positive result.
The 2-1 defeat at home to struggling Valencia leaves Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid both within a point with only five games remaining. See the best tweets on Leo Messi’s incredible goalscoring feat below. He’s still only 28!