BBC Sport - Lionel Messi: The numbers behind his 500 goal tally

Magical Messi reaches 50-goal milestone

Lionel Messi took his career goals tally to 500 when he scored in Barcelona's surprise 2-1 defeat by Valencia in April 2016.

BBC Sport takes a closer look at the numbers behind this milestone.

Stats correct at time of publication: 18th April 2016

READ MORE: How Lionel Messi reached his 500-goal milestone

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