Lionel Messi just continues to amaze in La Liga.
The Barcelona superstar scored his 300th league goal in the first half against Sporting Gijon on Wednesday, firing home from outside the area to write his name in the history books once more.
The tributes were quick to flow:
Sky Sports La Liga @revistadelaliga
History is made! 300 La Liga goals for Lionel Messi! https://t.co/qwm4VWJcOP https://t.co/7OCTzO9kKQ2016-2-17 17:59:18
Gracenote Live @GracenoteLive
Messi scores his 300th Liga goal Top scorers top 5 leagues: 365 G.Müller GER 357 Greaves ENG 300 Messi ESP 299 Onnis FRA 290 Piola ITA2016-2-17 17:58:39
Leo Messi scores his 300th Liga BBVA goal #LaLiga https://t.co/1nEOBVF8eg2016-2-17 17:57:29
Squawka Football @Squawka
Lionel Messi becomes the first player in history to score 300 La Liga goals. Another day, another milestone. https://t.co/bKiZIObepK2016-2-17 17:56:35
FC Barcelona @FCBarcelona
Leo Messi, 3⚽⚽ goals! #LaLiga #FCBlive #Messi300 👽👽👽 https://t.co/tj33iDEdji2016-2-17 17:56:56
It was also another milestone for his club:
Bleacher Report UK @br_uk
Lionel Messi in #LaLiga: 300 goals. 💯💯💯 https://t.co/grQ8RiDHrA2016-2-17 17:56:36
Rik Sharma @riksharma_
Lionel Messi scored Barcelona's 9,000th goal. And now Barcelona's 10,000th. Incredible2016-2-17 18:03:49
The La Liga giants released a video to mark Messi's achievements.
And the Argentine had even convinced rival fans of his genius, it seemed:
Arsenal News 🔴 @__arsenalnews_
Lionel Messi is the best ever. No doubt.2016-2-17 18:04:35
Only LFC @Only__LFC
The more I look at it's just incredible how good this Messi is, the best ever what a player everything he does is just unbelievable2016-2-8 09:39:52
For good measure, Messi added another goal just six minutes later, while Barcelona extended their lead atop La Liga to six points.