Barcelona Superstar Messi Sends Nigerian Twitter Into Meltdown After Scoring 500th Goal
Published: April 23, 2017
Barcelona Superstar Messi Sends Nigerian Twitter Into Meltdown After Scoring 500th GoalLionel Messi sent Nigerian Twitter into a frenzy on Sunday night after scoring his 500th goal in a Barcelona shirt in their 3-2 win over bitter rivals Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Messi is the leading scorer in the El Clasico with 23 goals in 34 matches, with Alfredo di Stefano (18 goals) and Cristiano Ronaldo (16 goals) in second and third position respectively.

The Barcelona number ten is trending in Nigeria and several fans have showed their admiration for the Argentinian superstar.

Here are a selection of the best tweets :

Mide Ajiboyeโ€ tweeted : ''Messi showing off at the Bernabeu. 500th career goal at the Bernabeu ๐Ÿ˜ข. MY LIFE IS COMPLETE ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ''

ย @Adeyemolizzy said : ''Messi is my sweet heart. Now I can talk, brag and disturb @ work tomorrow. What a good way to start a new week.''

Biola Omowanleโ€ commented : ''He bled. Almost got killed.... He was the hero. Lionel Messi.''

@OsasCruz said : ''My Advice to Everybody out there!! Be a Messi in your field.' #ElClasico''

Isaac Chika Innocent posted : ''I am not a football person as such but I values names especially associated with great stuff... And #Messi is one of that name.''

@abi_abiodun : ''the slightest of gaps, the greatest of goals with little #Messi Gotta love football commentary! 2nd only to d game itself.''

Barca Fans Nigeria : ''Lionel Andreas Messi scores his 500th goal in the Clasaico and at the Santiago Bernebeu. G. O. A. T.''

@Tobiloba_O : ''#messi is the world best no doubt about it. #Messi500''

Mamora Victor said : ''Messi is incomparable ...baller! 500th!!

Nicholas Anakwue : ''Messi is genius! If you resist this truth, you are no true lover of football.''

Igho Kingsley

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