Lionel Messi Breaks Champions League Record, Leapfrogs His Arch-Rival Cristiano Ronaldo

Lionel Messi has set a new milestone for himself after he scored in Barcelona’s 3-1 victory against Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League clash on Wednesday night.

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner who was level on 33 goals with his arch-rival Cristiano Ronaldo, set a new record by scoring against his 34th in Europe’s top competition.

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The win for Barcelona, saw the Spanish giants seal the top spot in Group F and their progression to the Champions League round of 16.

See the top ten goal scorers below.

Lionel Messi – 34
Cristiano Ronaldo – 33
Karim Benzema – 29
Thomas Muller – 25
Zlatan Ibrahimovic – 25
Robert Lewandowski – 24
Sergio Aguero – 23
Didier Drogba – 22
Arjen Robben – 20
Samuel Eto’o – 19

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