• Lionel Messi has scored a remarkable 821 career goals for both club and country, with the majority coming during his time at Barcelona.
  • Despite scoring many memorable goals, Messi revealed that his favorite goal of his career is the one he scored against Real Madrid in the 2011 Champions League semifinal.
  • Messi is currently facing a lengthy layoff from club football, with his final matches of 2023 likely to be Argentina's World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Brazil.