Lionel Messi Scores His 300th La Liga Goal in 1st Half vs. Sporting Gijon

Joe Gallagher@joesgallagherFeatured ColumnistFebruary 17, 2016

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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:

It was also another milestone for his club:

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:

For good measure, Messi added another goal just six minutes later, while Barcelona extended their lead atop La Liga to six points.

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