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Lionel Messi overtakes Pele with 644th Barcelona goal

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The captain is out on his own

Real Valladolid v FC Barcelona - La Liga Santander Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images

Lionel Messi secured yet another record on Tuesday with his 644th Barcelona goal.

The captain struck Barca’s third of the night against Real Valladolid to overtake Brazil legend Pele and scoop top spot when it comes to goals for a single club.

It’s another extraordinary achievement in Messi’s career as he claims a record that many thought would never be beaten.

And here’s how he did it:

It’s still not clear how much longer Messi will be at Barcelona but he still has time to add plenty more goals and extend his record further. Will his new record ever be beaten?