Argentine star footballer Lionel Messi has become the highest goalscorer South American footballer. He achieved this milestone while scoring two goals for PSG against Club Brugge on Tuesday night. Messi scored the third and fourth goals in this 4-1 football score win. Messi equaled Pele’s record with the 757th goal, then went ahead at the end of the game. In the same football match, netting two goals Kylian Mbapppe beats Messi’s record to become the youngest player to reach 30 Champions League goals.
Last week, Cristiano of Portugal became the first footballer in the world to score 800 goals. This means that now Paris St. Germain forward Messi will be eyeing the record of Manchester United star. Ronaldo has 801 career goals to his name. He did this amazing against Arsenal last week. Ronaldo has scored 115 international goals with 686 club career goals.
The 36-year-old Ronaldo has scored 450 goals for Real Madrid, 130 for Manchester United, 101 for Juventus, and five for Sporting Lisbon. Lionel Messi, on the other hand, has scored 672 goals for Barcelona, which is a record in itself. The 34-year-old footballer has scored six goals in 14 matches for his new club PSG.
At one time, 757 goals were shown to Brazil’s Pele. As Cristiano Ronaldo got ahead of him, Pele’s goal was increased to 767. Pele himself and his club Santos have been refusing to believe that Ronaldo has overtaken him. Pele claims to have scored 1,283 goals in his career, 526 of which came in unofficial Tour games. The Brazilian superstar never shook hands with a European club. For 18 years, he played for Santos, a big club in South America. Two years showed up for the New York Cosmos.
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