Messi Joins Ronaldo To Complete 100th European Competition Goal After Olympiacos Win

Lionel Messi’s scored Barcelona’s second goal against Olympiacos on Wednesday, to make him the second player after Cristiano Ronaldo to reach a century of goals in UEFA club competition.

Lionel Messi completed the feat after his 122nd appearance in European competition and is taking 21 fewer matches than Cristiano Ronaldo, who achieved the feat in April.

His tally comprises 97 strikes in the UEFA Champions League and three in the UEFA Super.

The Argentine opened his account against Panathinaikos on 2 November 2005 and got to 50 when he scored five against Bayer Leverkusen in the round of 16 on 7 March 2012. The next-highest non-European player is Didier Drogba on 50.

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