Messi expects the return with Chelsea to set a new record
Football News - almost 5 years
Without goals Wednesday night at Stamford Bridge in the semifinal of Champions League with Chelsea, Argentine striker Lionel Messi must await the return scheduled for April 24th and possibly final of 19 May to set a new record for goals in a European season.
Barcelona’s number ten player currently has now 14goals scored in this Champions League season and shares the record of success with the Brazilian Jose Altafini, which set the standard in the 1962-1963 season playing under AC Milan club colors.
Meanwhile, Ivorian Didier Drogba scored his fifth goal for Chelsea in this European season and became the eighth best scorer in the history of the competition, with 38 successes (33 with Chelsea and 5 with Olympique Marseille).
Raul Gonzalez remains a top scorer in European hierarchy with 71 goals, followed by Ruud van Nistelrooy (56), Lionel Messi (51), Thierry Henry (50), Andrey Shevchenko (48), Filippo Inzaghi (46) and Alessandro Del Piero ( 42).
Moreover, Drogba has become aft
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