The 10 Teams Lionel Messi Has Not Scored Against During His Career
Fallen European giants Inter Milan and Spanish minnows Gramenet are among the teams Lionel Messi has failed to score against during his illustrious career.
Messi scored his 700th goal for club and country in Barcelona's 2-2 draw with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.
He reached the incredible landmark with a tremendous Panenka penalty past goalkeeper Jan Oblak.
Career goal :seven::zero::zero: for Lionel Messi :goat:
A cheeky Panenka penalty to do it :fire:
:red_circle::large_blue_circle: Barca lead Atletico 2-1 pic.twitter.com/sOfWayxTs6
- Premier Sports :tv: (@PremierSportsTV) June 30, 2020
The 33-year-old has scored all types of goals for Barcelona and Argentina, but 10 teams have the honour of having faced the six-time Ballon d'Or winner without him scoring against them.
Messi has scored 630 goals for his club in matches against 78 teams, scoring against 68 of them, per SPORT.
The biggest team he hasn't scored against is Inter Milan who have kept Messi goalless in four matches.
Three times in the 2009/10 Champions League season when Inter went onto win the competition. The fourth occasion was last October.
The other teams to have denied Messi are Rubin Kazan, Benfica, Udinese, Napoli, Al Saad, Xerez, Cádiz, Murcia and Gramenet.
The 10 teams Messi hasn't scored against:
Inter Milan (Italy)
Rubin Kazan (Russia)
Al Sadd (Qatar)
However, Messi has another chance to score against Napoli when Barcelona face them in the Champions League in August.