The battle between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for ultimate supremacy took another twist last night as the Barcelona forward broke yet another record with his goal in the Catalans’ 2-1 win over PSV in the Champions League.
Messi netted his side’s opening goal on the night, which proved to be the 106th of his Barcelona career, overtaking arch-rival Ronaldo’s tally of 105 for Real Madrid.
The Argentine have now took top spot on the list of players with the most goals for a single club in the Champions League, a spot occupied by Ronaldo until yesterday.
Messi is unlikely to ever relinquish the record, with Ronaldo having to start from scratch at Juventus and the next closest active player on the list being Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema with 47 goals.
Messi also provided the assist for Gerard Pique’s goal as Barcelona rounded off a comfortable 2-1 victory to secure top spot in their group.