Messi First To Score In 15 Straight Champions League Seasons

Barcelona’s Argentine forward Lionel Messi (2nd L) scores the 0-1 against Slavia Prague’s Czech goalkeeper Ondrej Kolar (R) during the UEFA Champions League football match between SK Slavia Prague and FC Barcelona at Sinobo Stadium in Prague, Czech Republic on October 23, 2019.
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Lionel Messi became the first ever player to score at least once in 15 consecutive Champions League seasons after opening the scoring at Slavia Prague on Wednesday.

The 32-year-old Argentinian beat goalkeeper Ondrej Kolar with a low left-footed shot after robbing midfielder Petr Sevcik outside the Slavia box and a quick exchange with Arthur who put him through neatly.

The goal was Messi’s 113th overall from 138 Champions League appearances.

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