Valverde hails history-maker Messi after landmark goal

The Argentine became the first player to score 400 LaLiga goals on Sunday, a feat that earned praise from the Barcelona boss.

Ernesto Valverde paid tribute to Lionel Messi after the Barcelona  striker registered his 400th LaLiga goal in Sunday’s 3-0 win over Eibar.

Messi became only the second player to score 400 goals across Europe’s top five leagues with his 53rd-minute strike, the Argentina international making himself some room before finding the bottom corner.

He joins long-time adversary Cristiano Ronaldo in reaching the milestone, although Messi’s have come in one league and for one club.

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