Lionel Messi secured yet another landmark on Sunday night as he scored Barcelona’s second of the game in a 2-0 win over Villarreal.
The goal’s is Messi’s 525th for Barca, putting him level with Gerd Muller as the top scorer with one club in Europe.
⚽️ With that goal, Leo #Messi equals Gerd Müller as the top scorer in Europe's major league with one club. Well done, Leo! #ForçaBarça pic.twitter.com/30vNDzu4zx— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) December 10, 2017
Another goal will put Messi out on his own and he will be looking to get that strike next time out against Deportivo La Coruna.
Opta also showed how Messi is out on his own in the goalscoring stakes in this calendar year.
49 - Lionel Messi has scored more goals than any other player from the top five European leagues in 2017 (all competitions). Gold. pic.twitter.com/g34bwa5YH1— OptaJose (@OptaJose) December 10, 2017
Barca have just two games to go now before the winter break, against Deportivo and Real Madrid, let’s hope Messi can add to his tally in both matches.