The Argentina international is celebrating a major milestone in his career after bagging five goals against Bayer Leverkusen in Uefa's premier club competition on WednesdayBarcelona forward Lionel Messi has become the first ever player to score five goals in a single Champions League match following Wednesday's 7-1 thrashing of Bayer Leverkusen at Camp Nou.
Five goals from Messi, plus two from Tello, gave the Catalan club a 10-2 victory on aggregate after a 3-1 win in Leverkusen in the first leg of their last-16 tie.
The Argentina international had scored four goals against Arsenal in 2009-10, equalling the record of the likes of Marco van Basten and Simone Inzaghi, both of whom netted four times in a Champions League match.
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The diminutive attacker, who is eight goals away from becoming Barcelona's all-time top scorer, is six goals ahead of Mario Gomez in the Champions League scoring charts.
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