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Lionel Messi scores 50th free-kick of his career against Real Valladolid

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The GOAT hit yet another landmark at the Camp Nou

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Lionel Messi hit yet another landmark on Tuesday night as he scored the 50th free-kick of his career for Barcelona against Real Valladolid.

The Barcelona captain had already picked up an assist during the game by teeing up Arturo Vidal to make it 2-1 and added the hosts’ third on 34 minutes after Nelson Semedo had been fouled.

Messi whipped the ball over the wall and past a helpless Jordi Masip in the visitors’ goal to hit his half-century of free-kick goals;.

He’s also miles ahead of anyone else when it comes to scoring free-kicks over recent seasons across Europe.

The goal was Messi’s fourth of the season in his eighth appearance in all competitions, and he went on to score again in the second half while also picking up two assists.