Paris Saint-Germain superstar Lionel Messi has shattered yet another record held by his football nemesis, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Messi has been in fantastic shape in his second season with PSG, scoring five Ligue 1 goals and bagging seven assists so far this term.
This completely contrasts his performance during his debut season in France, where he scored just five Ligue 1 goals in the entire campaign.
The Argentine’s flawless form has seen earn praise from fans and pundits, as well as breaking a few long-standing records.
Lionel Messi breaks Cristiano Ronaldo’s record for non-penalty goals scored
Messi was once again on target on Sunday, September 18, as he scored the only goal of the match that earned PSG a 1-0 vital win over Lyon at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais.
The 34-year-old found the back of the net in the fifth minute of the game after he was brilliantly set up by Neymar.
According to the Daily Mail, Messi’s goal took his non-penalty goal tally to 672, trumping a record held by Cristiano Ronaldo of 671.
Incredibly, the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner overtook Ronaldo despite playing 150 fewer games than the Portuguese talisman.
Source: Sports Brief News