Lionel Messi has bypassed Cristiano Ronaldo in the rankings for the total number of goals scored without a penalty despite having played 150 fewer games.
The 35-year-old superstar scored for Paris Saint-Germain during their 1-0 victory over Lyon on Sunday evening.
As a result, Messi has now scored 672 non-penalty goals during his professional career. While, Ronaldo has scored 671
Messi scored PSG’s only goal in their Ligue 1 clash with Lyon. He found the back of the net in the fifth minute of the game to see them win 1-0.
As a result, Messi has taken his non-penalty goal tally to 672, trumping Manchester United forward Ronaldo by one.
Messi has also overtaken Ronaldo despite playing 150 fewer games than the Portugal international.
Ronaldo – who appears to be getting more and more frustrated at United – will be disappointed to lose another record to his rival.