Argentine star Leo Messi reached 100 goals in the Champions League on Wednesday with a double in the second leg of the Champions League last 16 against Chelsea. The Barça striker , with his hundred goals, remains the second best scorer in the history of the maximum continental competition behind his rival Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo , who has 117. Messi is ahead of former Real Madrid player Raul Gonzalez (71), and former Dutch goalscorer Ruud Van Nistelrooy (56 points), while Karim Benzema is 47 points behind with 53 goals. The Argentine opened the scoring with a crossed shot when they barely took less than three minutes of play, which was the fastest goal of his career, as it took 129 seconds to do it.
In 63, Messi made the second of his own account, and the third of Barcelona (3-0), with another cross shot that slipped under the legs of Thibaut Courtois.
The Argentine star continues to add scoring records to his particular record.
Barcelona’s top scorer with 541 goals, Messi also leads the top scorer in the Spanish League with 373 goals, seventy more than the 303 scored by Cristiano Ronaldo in the Spanish championship, the second best scorer of all time .