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Lionel Messi breaks the all-time goal record for Barcelona

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by , 20th March 2012 at 10:55 PM (4494 Views)
Lionel Messi breaks the all-time goal record for Barcelona

Lionel Messi hit a hat-trick in the 5-3 win over Granada in La Liga this evening, beating the Barcelona club record of 232 set by Cesar Rodriguez from 1939-1955.

This is the 24-year old Messi's 2nd goal of the game and 233rd goal for Barcelona:



Messi has achieved the record in 314 appearances (compared to 354 for Cesar) underlining his status as the finest current player of football, playing in what is arguably the best team ever.

Messi's Barca goals

153 La Liga
49 Champions League
19 Copa del Rey
8 Spanish Super Cup
4 FIFA Club World Cup
1 European Super Cup

And here's the current list of Barca's all-time top ten goalscorers:
1 Lionel Messi 2004- 234
2 Cesar Rodriguez 1942-1955 232
3 Ladislao Kubala 1951-1961 194
4 Josep Samitier 1919-1932 178
5 Josep Escola 1934-1949 167
6 Paulino Alcantara 1912-1927 137
7 Angel Arocha 1926-1933 134
8 Samuel Eto'o 2004-2009 130
9 Rivaldo 1997-2002 130
10 Mariano Martin 1940-1948 124

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