Messi chose the most favorite goal of his career

Lionel Messi revealed his career’s favorite goal was scored for Barca against Real in the Champions League.

“I always say goals are especially important in my career. I used to score in the Champions League final, the World Cup final … but it’s hard to choose the most liked one,” Messi said in an interview video posted on X. “I don’t put the importance of goals or their difficulty. The table that reminds me always is the goal against Real, when we won them 2-0 in the Champions League semi-final at the Bernabeu”.

Messi scored against Real in the Champions League semi-finals 2010-2011. Photo: AFP

Messi scored against Real in the Champions League semi-finals 2010-2011. Photo: AFP

The goal took place in the second leg of the Champions League 2010-2011. Receiving the ball from Sergio Busquets’ wall making in the middle of the pitch, Messi walked through the Real midfield, removed Lassana Diarra, Xabi Alonso and then passed Sergio Ramos, Raul Albiol before finishing with his right foot, defeating Iker Casillas.

Messi scored both goals in this match, helping Barca win Real with a total score of 3-1 to reach the final. In the Cup match, he once again set up when the Catalonia team defeated Man Utd 3-1 on Wembley.

Barça Universal on X: "The last time Leo Messi played against Real Madrid  in the Champions League at the Santiago Bernabéu."  / X

Messi goals like the most. Source: UEFA

Messi has scored a total of 721 goals in 889 matches in his career, according to figures from Transfermarkt, including many important goals, bringing titles or victories to the team he wears. Typically, the 2-0 goal lift against Man Utd for Barca in the 2008-2009 Champions League final or the 3-2 lift table for Argentina in the final extra time World Cup 2022 against France.

In 2019, Messi once said one of his favorite goals was a header against Man Utd in the 2009 Champions League final. At that time, he explained that this goal was not only beautiful, but also important for helping Barca complete a successful cycle with coach Pep Guardiola and win the treble.

The 36-year-old striker also made incredible tables, raising him as one of the best players in football history. There is phase Go ball through four Athletic Bilbao players in the final of the King’s Cup 2014-2015, good Dictitious phase from the middle of the yard through the goalkeeper before launching Getafe in the semi-finals of the King’s Cup 2006-2007 – the feat was compared to Diego Maradona’s table at the 1986 World Cup

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