In the UEFA Champions League, Lionel Messi has persisted in demonstrating to the world that he is still a force to be reckoned with.
On Wednesday, October 5, 2022, the Argentine scored the lone goal for Paris Saint-Germain against Benfica in the Champions League. He became the first player in competition history to score against as many as 40 opposing teams.
Since the beginning of this football season, Messi has been in outstanding form for the Parisians in both league play and other competitions.
40 – Lionel Messi is the only player to have scored against as many as 40 different teams in the UEFA Champions League, with Benfica being the 40th. Collector. pic.twitter.com/GYrTIcBFJW
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) October 5, 2022