Lionel Messi topples Cristiano Ronaldo to make a Champions League record
Barcelona’s talismanic forward Lionel Messi went past Cristiano Ronaldo to become the top-scorer for one single club in the Champions League.
The Argentine’s strike in the 61st minute against PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League took his tally for Barcelona to 106 goals, which bettered Ronaldo’s figures of 105 strikes for Real Madrid, according to reports from Goal.com.
Most #UCL goals for 1⃣ club (excluding qualifying) 🔝⚽️
106: Messi (Barcelona)
105: Cristiano Ronaldo (Madrid)
66: Raúl (Madrid)
47: Benzema (Madrid)
44: Thomas Müller (Bayern)
42: Del Piero (Juventus)
35: Henry (Arsenal)
35: Van Nistelrooy (Manchester United) pic.twitter.com/jWt3ZBic2A
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) November 29, 2018
Earlier, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) forward Neymar surpassed countryman and AC Milan legend Kaka to become the highest scoring Brazilian in the history of the competition.
Neymar scored his 31st goal in the Champions League, overtaking Kaka who scored 30 goals in the European competition for Real Madrid and AC Milan.
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) November 28, 2018