Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is not a new customer when it comes to setting records on the club football stage. His latest feat in this regard came earlier in the week during the La Liga visit to Real Valladolid as he set a new record for the most goals scored for a single club. Lionel Messi scored one of the goals to break the record for the most goals scored in the colours of a single club and also lead his team to an emphatic 3-0 win. With the result, Barcelona were able to keep pace with league leaders Atletico Madrid.
Pele, 80, scored 643 goals for Brazilian giants Santos over a period of 18 years. The football icon played for Santos between 1956 and 1974 before leaving Brazilian football for the MLS in the United States of America. Lionel Messi has been able to break the record that stood for 46 years. His goal against Real Valladolid made it 644 goals in the Barcelona shirt and also took his league tally for the season to seven goals. After the match with Real Valladolid, Lionel Messi took to his official Instagram account to thank everyone that has helped him through the course of his career as a Barcelona player. Messi thanked his teammates, his family and his friends for the support he has received from them over the years.