Lionel Messi scored an incredible free kick against Liverpool in the Champions League semi final to bring up his 600th goal in a Barcelona shirt.
Stop football because there’s no way anyone is ever doing it better than Lionel Messi.
The Barcelona forward has an incredible record for Barcelona against the top six sides in the Premier League, of course he has an incredible record generally too.
There was only one team in that group he’d never scored against, Liverpool. The Barca captain had only played against the Reds twice as a teenager and needed to right the ‘wrong’ in the Champions League semi final.
In typical ‘rule of ex’ fashion it was Luis Suarez who opened the scoring for the Spanish champions in the first half as Barca dominated in the Camp Nou.
However the second half was a different affair and it was Jurgen Klopp’s side who looked more likely to score, until Messi got himself involved.
The club’s all time top scorer was fortunate and smart to follow up a shot from Suarez that hit the bar to make it 2-0 but his second was a thing of pure beauty:
The goal was the most ludicrous way anyone could possibly bring up their 600th goal for a team, then again most players don’t score 600 goals in their careers never mind for one team.
It was also unbelievable timing from the five time Ballon d’Or winner with the brace and the landmark coming exactly 14 years ago to the day from scoring his first goal for the Catalan giants against Albacete.
Even for a player as good as Messi, for as many incredible things as he’s managed to do, he still somehow manages to make you scream ‘Oh my god!’ at the television.