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10/19/2016

Lionel Messi breaks another Champions league record with Barcelona


Lionel Messi breaks ANOTHER Champions league record with Barcelona
Lionel Messi struck three times to see of Manchester City at Camp Nou. (Getty Images)
Lionel Messi has set a new Champions League record with his hat-trick against Manchester City on Wednesday evening.
The Argentine struck three times to sink Pep Guardiola’s side at Camp Nou, while City were reduced to 10 men in the second half following the dismissal of Claudio Bravo.
But Messi’s treble now means that he has scored 50 goals at home in the Champions League, more than any other player in the competition’s history.
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates a goal during the UEFA Champions League football match FC Barcelona vs Manchester City at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on October 19, 2016. / AFP / LLUIS GENE (Photo credit should read LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images)
Messi has now overtaken Raul’s previous record of 49 home goals. (Getty Images)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - OCTOBER 19: Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League group C match between FC Barcelona and Manchester City FC at Camp Nou on October 19, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)
This was Messi’s first start since returning from injury. (Getty Images)
Former Real Madrid and Schalke striker Raul had held the record with 49 home goals.


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