Lionel Messi Becomes La Liga's All-Time Leading Goalscorer, Hits a Hat Trick

Sean Swaby@seanswabyUK Staff WriterNovember 22, 2014

BARCELONA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 22:  Lionel Messi (C) of FC Barcelona celebrates with his teammates after scoring the opening goal during the La Liga mach between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC at Camp Nou on November 22, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
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Another day, another milestone, another hat-trick for Lionel Messi. 

Already an all-time great only at the age of 27, Messi put his name in the all-time La Liga record books with his 252nd La Liga goal. 

With Barcelona's fourth goal (and Messi's second of the night), he became the top scorer in Spain's top flight. 

They celebrated the achievement proper at the Nou Camp. 

For good measure, he finished his banner night with a hat-trick. 

His first goal was a brilliant free-kick. 

And the one that clinched the hat-trick was a typically Messi-esque moment of class. 

Afterward, the tributes (and selfies) poured in for the Barcelona legend. 


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