Messi like every time rescued Barcelona when they trailed 0-1 against Sevilla with a shot from 18 yards. He equalised after Vitolo gave the hosts lead within 15 minutes of the kickoff.

 

However, the winner was scored by Luis Suarez who converted a pass from Messi into a winner in the 61st minute.

 

Watch Messi's 500th genius moment for Barca:

 

 

Messi' scored his 500 career goals for Barcelona in 592 official games and friendlies. Out of 500, he scored 469 during official matches, while 31 in the friendlies.

 

The Argentine skipper has 320 goals during the Spanish league and 90 in UEFA Champions League among his mark of 500 goals.

 

Messi's maiden goal for the Spanish giant club came back in May 2005 as a 17-year-old when Barcelona faced Albacete.

 

Messi's 500 goals came as follows:

 

320 in La Liga

 

90 in the UEFA Champions League

 

39 in the Copa del Rey

 

12 in the Spanish Super Cup

 

5 in the FIFA Club World Cup

 

3 in the UEFA Super Cup

 

31 in friendlies

 

In 2012, the legendary striker broke Barcelona's goals scored in official matches record - previously held by Cesar Rodriguez, who played for the club in the 1940s and 1950s.

 

Here are FC Barcelona's five all-time goal scorers:

 

Name No. of goals for Barca
Lionel Messi 500
Alcántara  395
Josep Samitier 361
César Rodriguez 303
László Kubala  281

 

Here is a compilation of Messi's 500 goals for FC Barcelona: