Lionel Messi of Barcelona is Topping List of Players With Most Goals

Lionel Messi of Barcelona is Topping List of Players With Most Goals

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:41 PM
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- Lionel Messi has been incredible for Barcelona since the Argentine broke into the first team

- The Argentine is now leading the list of players with most goals for a single club

- Messi has so far netted incredible 644 goals beating Pele's record

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Barcelona legend Lionel Messi is now topping the list of players with most goals for one club after netting for the Spanish La Liga giants in their win over Valladolid on Tuesday night, December 22.

The goal the Argentina international scored in the 65th minute takes him to 644 thereby breaking the record of Brazilian football legend Pele.

Pele was one of the best players in the world during his active playing time considering his superb performances while playing for Santos netting 643 goals.

He also succeeded in the Brazilian national senior's men team winning three World Cup titles before he retired from football.

Since breaking into Barcelona's first team in 2004, Lionel Messi has been superb for the Catalans winning all titles and has also won the Ballon d'Or awards six times.

According to the Time of India, Gerd Muller is the third player on the list after netting 565 goals for Bayern Munich.

See list of players with most goals for one club below

1. Lionel Messi of Barcelona with 644 goals

2. Pele of Santos with 643 goals

3. Gerd Muller of Bayern Munich with 565 goals

4. Fernando Peyroteo of Sporting CP with 544 goals

5. Josef Bican of Slavia Prague with 534 goals

6. Jimmy McGrory of Celtic with 522 goals

7. Jimmy Jones of Glenavon with 517 goals

8. Uwe Seeler of Hamburg with 507 goals

9. Eusebio of Benfica with 473 goals

10. Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid with 450 goals

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Lionel Messi, Barcelona star, tops list of players with most goals for single club. Photo by X. Bonilla
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Earlier, had reported how Lionel Messi who is the captain of Barcelona was hailed by his manager at Camp Nou, Ronald Koeman, who claimed that the world would never see any player like the Argentine again.

There is no doubt about the fact that Lionel Messi is one of the best players in the world considering his brilliant performances since he broke into Barcelona's first team.

Since 2004 that Lionel Messi has been playing for Barcelona's first team, the Argentine has won six Ballon d'Or awards with the Catalans more than any other player on earth.

Cristiano Ronaldo is the one close to Lionel Messi on the Ballon d'Or award won as the Portugal international has five.

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