Lionel Messi added to his career UEFA Champions League goal tally in Paris Saint-Germain’s recent 2-0 group stage win over Manchester City. The stunning second-half goal was the 121st goal of Messi’s career in Champions League play.
Even on the backend of his prime days, Messi still has been scoring at a top-notch level.
For one, Messi has scored 38 goals in the last six Champions League seasons, which ranks behind only Robert Lewandowski (45) and Cristiano Ronaldo (43) for the most over this period.
Mais gols na Liga dos Campeões nas últimas 6 edições:
 Lewandowski (46 j)
 Cristiano Ronaldo (51 j)
38 Messi (44 j)
27 Mbappé (46 j)
27 Salah (44 j)
26 Benzema (49 j)
24 Neymar (39 j)
20 Haaland (14 j)
20 Harry Kane (24 j)
— Rodolfo Rodrigues (@rodolfo1975) September 29, 2021
Lewandowski sure has been on a tear in Champions League play in recent seasons for Bundesliga powerhouse Bayern Munich. For one, he scored an astounding 15 goals over the 2019-2020 Champions League season.
And of course, Messi has had his standout performances in this competition as of late, which include a multitude of goals against Premier League teams.
The Argentine forward well has what it takes to post a double-digit scoring campaign in the competition over this season.