As a famous football player Barcelona, Lionel Messi netted his fastest goal of his career, and he also won his 100th Champions League goal when Barcelona against Chelsea 3-0 at the Camp Nou to reach the quarterfinals 4-1 on Wednesday.
The ball was slipped through the legs of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois in two minutes and eight seconds into the game for his 99th goal. Courtois was defeated by the Barcelona’s Messi. Then, Lionel Messi became the football player winning 100 goals in football matches after Cristiano Ronaldo.
In the whole football playing career, Lionel Messi have won over 600 goals for his national football team and his club. In spite of his outstanding performances on football pitch, the footballer has never won a goal in the opening two minutes. Before the fastest goal, the previous wonderful was netted after two minutes and 26 seconds in a football game against Nigeria at the 2014 World Cup. In addition, Lionel Messi also won a goal in a fixture against Real Madrid in the third minute. Though the fixture was not an official competition for those two football clubs.
The Argentina international won his 100th Champions League goal in his 123rd game. Compared with another famous football star Ronaldo, Messi’s 100th goal is 14 fixtures faster than Ronaldo. Last week, the football club Real Madrid won the qualification for quarterfinals. For Ronaldo himself, the guy has won 117 Champions League goals in 148 games. After Ronaldo, the next highest scorer is Raul on 71 goals.
In first eight fixtures against Chelsea, Lionel Messi didn’t won one goal in the longest run.
Whether Andres Iniesta Could Stay with Barcelona
Andres Iniesta, a footballer of club Barcelona, claimed he will decide whether he will leave the football club ahead of May. Another choice was to accept an offer from China, continuing his football playing career in China prior to April, 2018. The male football player will turn 34 in May. Although having signed a life-long contract with the club, terms of the contract allow him to leave Barcelona at the end of each campaign in case he would like to start a new journey.
Up to now, the midfielder still plays an important role in the football club. After recovering from a hamstring injury, he started to play a football game against Chelsea on Wednesday. Nevertheless, he always said he will stay with Barcelona for a long time for fear of lacking the essences attracting others. He will size up his feels to determine whether contribute to another spell. Barcelona’s manager expressed that he hope the footballer could stay with club Barcelona for his great importance to the football club. In the first fixture after recovering from his hamstring injury, he only played 50 minutes ahead of being replaced by Paulinho. Many die-hard football fans hope the footballer could stay with Barcelona while some believe that it’s necessary to write his splendid achievements further rather than keep the current status.