7–2 rout of Maccabi Haifa by PSGMessi recorded two goals and two assists.more records in the Champions League
WHAT OCCURED? A precise effort from outside the box by Messi in the second half of Paris Saint-Champions Germain's League
victory over Maccabi Haifa garnered more attention than the goal he scored in the first frame.
Since making his debut in 2004/05, the Argentine has scored 23 goals outside of the penalty area, one more than Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Opta.
Additionally, Messi became the first player to score against all 39 teams in the competition during PSG's opening group stage match against Maccabi
THE BIGGER PICTURE: Maccabi made life difficult for PSG by scoring goals to keep the game close, but Christophe Galtier's team had too much assault