ANOTHER RECORD FOR LEO
Leo Messi, historical top scorer of the group stage in Champions
Published:29/10/2020 - 08:40h
Updated:29/10/2020 - 13:19h
With his execution of the maximum penalty, Lionel Messi turns into the player that more times has seen goal in the phase of groups of the UEFA Champions League
The captain of the FC Barcelona, Lionel Messi, sentenced the party annotating a maximum penalty from the eleven metres. In a played in which it is the own Argentinian player the one who took to Ansu Fati for encarar the goal, the young player of 'The Farm' is run over by Federico Bernardeschi, too move# away of his zone of performance, that finishes demolishing it and committing penalti.
Of this form, 'the Flea' achieved to take out the espinita to mark in a meeting of the maximum European competition, to domicile, a task that was resulting him very complicated in the last editions of the Champions League. Nevertheless, with his goal, achieved to beat another statistics and remain very cerquita to surpass a mark more in his path.
With his goal number 117 in Champions League, Lionel Messi situates to so alone 13 goals of the maximum historical scorer of the competition, like this is, Cristiano Ronaldo, doing honour to his nickname, Mr. Champions. However, if we speak of the footballer that more goals has marked defending the same T-shirt, Messi carries the palm, by goleada.
7⃣0⃣ group stage goals for Leo Messi. No player in history have scored dwell...#UCL pic.twitter.com/ol5wz2uikz— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) October 28, 2020
In spite of remaining near to beat this record, with the target annotated, the Argentinian star marked his goal number 70 in phase of groups, turning into the player that more times has seen goal in this phase of the competition. In social networks, the account of the own torneó decided to congratulate it by the feat, sharing this publication, with the rosarino of protagonist.
Máximo goleador of the Champions in six occasions
Since it debuted in European competition, does already more than 15 years, a 7 December 2004 , like visitor, in the field of the Shakhtar Donetsk, Lionel Messi has been appointed maximum scorer of the Champions League in six occasions: 2008/09, with nine goals; 2009/10, eight goals; 2010/11, twelve goals; 2011/12, fourteen goals, 2014/15, ten goals and 2018/2019, twelve goals, the same that Neymar Jr and Cristiano Ronaldo.