Messi's Another Milestone

Five Time Ballon d'Or Winner Lionel Messi Reached Another Milestone In Laliga,..
Lionel Messi became the first player to Reached 300 La Liga goals as his double blast powered Barcelona to a 3-1 win at Sporting Gijon that sent them six points clear at the top of the table on Wednesday.

Messi opened the scoring in the 25th minute of the match, before Gijon equalized. The Argentine then grabbed his second of the game and his 301st in the 31st minute, to restore Barca’s lead.
The 28-year-old netted his first ever league goal almost 11 years ago and has gone on to accumulate 299 more strikes in 335 appearances.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner, turned down the chance to reach the milestone last week, as he passed his penalty to Luis Suarez to score, in their 6-1 win over Celta Vigo.

Barcelona currently hold a three-point gap at the top of La Liga, with a game in hand.Barca now have 60 points from 24 matches, six more than second-placed Atletico Madrid and seven ahead of Real Madrid.
“To have Messi is a privilege,” coach Luis Enrique told reporters. “We are where we wanted to be.”

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