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Lionel Messi scored his 700th career goal on June 30, scoring from the penalty spot in his team’s 2-2 draw against Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou.

Messi converted a cheeky panenka spot kick to reach the milestone. He scored 630 times for Barcelona in 724 appearances in all competitions and another 70 for Argentina in 138 caps.

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He is the top scorer by a distance for both club and country, having overtaken Barca legend Cesar Rodriguez(232 goals) in 2012 and former Argentina International Gabriel Batistuta (52 goals) in 2016.

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Since 2014 , Messi has been La Liga’s all time top scorer. The record was previously held by former Athletic Bilbao striker Telmo Zarra, who scored 251 top-flight goals. Messi is currently at 441. Cristiano Ronaldo scored 311 for Real Madrid before his 2018 move to Juventus.