Suarez reaches 100 goals for Barcelona

Suarez reaches 100 goals for Barcelona

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has become the latest player of the La Liga side to reach 100 goals after scoring in the Copa del Rey clash against Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday.

The win, which means Barca have advanced to the quarterfinals, was made possible by goals from Suarez {35′), Neymar (48′) and Messi (75′) – the popular MSN trio. And a goal from Saborit Teixidor for Bilbao in the 55th made the scoreline 3-1.

The Uruguayan, who was signed from Liverpool in 2014 achieved the feat in just 120 games, making him faster than some of Barca’s star players including Lionel Messi, Samuel Eto’o and Rivaldo.

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But Suarez is not the fastest to reach 100 goals according to records. The honour goes to Mariano Martin, who needed just 99 games to achieve the same feat. Below is the ranking at Barcelona:

  1. Mariano Martin – 99 games
  2. Laszlo Kubala – 103 games
  3. Luis Suarez – 120 games
  4. Eulogio Martínez – 136 games
  5. Samuel Eto’o – 157 games
  6. Rivaldo – 173 games
  7. Hristo Stoichkov – 186 games
  8. Lionel Messi – 188 games

Also, from Wednesday’s win. Messi’s goal was his 26th free kick goal for Barcelona – and one more from the Argentine will break another record at the club.



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