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The great goalscorers left in Messi's wake
Pelé has become the latest footballing legend to watch Leo Messi move past him in the goalscoring stakes
JOSEP GABERNET LÓPEZ
With Leo Messi still finding the net with alarming regularity, no goalscorer's record can be considered safe. The Barça number 10 is just hoovering them up as his ability to beat goalkeepers around the globe does not appear to be diminishing with age. The latest legend to be caught and overtaken is none other than Pelé.
Against Valencia the Argentine has matched/surpassed the Brazilian's record of 643 goals with the same club, all Messi's goals coming in a Barça shirt whilst Pelé amassed his total playing for Santos.
The three time World Cup winner with Brazil becomes the latest great goalscorer to see Leo Messi in his rear view mirror before being overtaken. Let's take a look at who Pelé has for company!
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