Lionel Messi netted his 400th La Liga goal in Barcelona’s victory over Eibar at the Nou Camp on Sunday.
Already, the Spanish top-flight’s top-scorer, Messi netted his 400th goal in the competition as Barca won 3-0 to regain their five-point lead at the top of the table.
The goal saw the Argentine superstar become the first player ever to hit 400 goals in one of the Europe’s big five leagues, hitting the landmark in his 435th game in La Liga.
Luis Suarez had opened the scoring for Barcelona, before Messi, with his first shot of the game, fired into the bottom corner on 53 minutes to reach the incredible milestone.
Suarez would score again to secure a 3-0 win for the hosts which sees them stay comfortably ahead at the top of the La Liga table.
As for the 31-year-old Messi, he becomes the second player to net 400 goals across Europe’s big five leagues, following in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo, who has bagged 409 goals in 507 appearances combined in the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A.
Utterly incredible figures!