Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, is closing in on the late Argentina legend, Diego Maradona’s document of 59 profession freekicks after scoring in a brace in his aspect’s LaLiga 3-2 win over Valencia on Sunday.
Messi’s freekick towards Valencia over the weekend was his fiftieth in a Barcelona shirt.
The Argentina captain discovered the web towards Jasper Cillessen within the second half at Mestalla.
In doing so, Messi introduced his complete freekick tally to 56, with membership and nation.
That’s solely three off Maradona’s Argentina document of 59 profession freekicks.
Messi has already overtaken Manuel Pelegrina’s 45 and Daniel Passarella’s 43 by way of countrymen’s freekick totals.
Messi will now hope to proceed his spectacular show when Barcelona sort out Atletico Madrid on Could 8.
Messi near breaking Diego Maradona’s document