Barcelona star Lionel Messi has set another record after netting in his side’s 4-0 win over Deportivo La Coruna on Saturday, with the Argentine star now La Liga’s all-time top scorer of home goals.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner continues to break club and overall milestones with his stunning performances at Camp Nou and is already the Catalan team’s top goalscorer in history.
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He also possessed the overall La Liga record for most goals but his strike at the weekend made it 180 home goals in the league for Barcelona.
This surpassed the 179 strikes Athletic Bilbao great Telmo Zarra netted for the Basque club at San Mames and adds another achievement to Messi’s venerable list.
The Argentina international has been on the sidelines in recent weeks through injury but returned to action on Saturday for Luis Enrique’s men in the comfortable win at Camp Nou.
Messi started the game on the bench but replaced Sergio Busquets in the second half, taking only three minutes on the pitch before finding the back of the Deportivo net.
The 29-year-old’s return is ominous news for Manchester City, who face Barcelona at Camp Nou in the Champions League in an eagerly anticipated clash on Wednesday night.