Lionel Messi Messi reaches 100 European goals with Olympiakos beauty Goal Last updated 2 years ago 04:25 10/19/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(32) Lluis Gene Lionel Messi Barcelona Barcelona v Olympiakos Piraeus Olympiakos Piraeus UEFA Champions League The Argentine reached his century and also closed in on 100 in the Champions League alone with a fine display to take down Wednesday’s opponents Lionel Messi reached 100 goals in European competition with a stunning free-kick to put Barcelona closer to victory against Olympiakos. The Argentine wizard curled home just over an hour into Wednesday’s Champions League clash, sending his club 2-0 up despite having been reduced to 10 men after Gerard Pique’s red card. Messi 13/10 first scorer v Malaga Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Lucas Digne struck shortly afterwards to extend the advantage for Ernesto Valverde’s men, but all eyes were on Messi as he reached an historic century of goals. 100 – Lionel Messi has scored his 100th goal in European competition (97 in #UCL , 3 in UEFA Super Cup). Landmark. pic.twitter.com/VqLZuVsLGk — OptaJose (@OptaJose) 18 de octubre de 2017 Messi becomes only the second player to attain the milestone after Cristiano Ronaldo, who has scored a total of 113 in all European club competitions. The Real Madrid star also boasts 110 in the Champions League alone, against Messi’s 97, although he has also played 143 games compared to Leo’s 118 (excluding qualifiers).