When no longer having to play under the boos of the home fans, El Pulga has regained its inherent confidence. On the pitch of Nice was a great show when Messi both scored and created.
After the opening goal from a sensitive shot in the penalty area, Messi had an accurate pass for Sergio Ramos to head high to set the score 2-0 in the second half. Worth mentioning, it was the time to contribute. Messi’s 1,000th club-level goal. The numbers are really desirable for every player: 702 goals and 298 assists.
Not stopping there, the goal against Nice also helped Messi surpass Cristiano Ronaldo to become the top scorer at club level in Europe with 702 goals. He got a record number of goals after only 846 matches, averaging performance up to 0.82 goals / game. Meanwhile, Ronaldo scored 701 goals after a total of 949 matches for Sporting Lisbon, Man United, Real Madrid and Juventus, equivalent to 0.73 goals / game. Messi broke Ronaldo’s record despite playing less than 105 games.
Ronaldo is playing for Al Nassr club in Asia on a two-year contract, so it is almost impossible to catch up with Messi in the above scoring record. Messi promises not to stop at 702 goals for European clubs, while playing well for PSG. This season, the Argentine superstar has scored 19 goals and assisted 18 times for the French team after 34 matches. In Ligue 1 alone, Messi has 14 goals and 14 assists this season.