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OTD in 2014, Messi became Barcelona’s all-time top goalscorer

Tue 16 March 2021 | 10:49

On this day in 2014, Lionel Messi became Barcelona’s all-time leading scorer with 234 goals and broke Cesar Rodriguez’s 60-year-old club record.

Lionel Messi



's all-time goalscorer with a hat-trick against



The Argentinean broke the club record of 232 official goals set by

Cesar Rodriguez

during the 1940s and 50s when he coolly lobbed home his second of the match in the 67th minute to put Barca back in the lead after Granada had fought back from two down to 2-2.

Messi completed his eighth hat-trick of the season in the 86th minute to put his side 5-2 ahead.

The 33-year-old scored twice last night against


and took his tally to 661 goals since he made his debut in 2004.

source: SportMob