JUST IN : Popular Argentina Captain Lionel Messi surpasses Cristiano Ronaldo in Goal-scoring records

The Argentina captain Lionel Messi has overtaken Cristiano Ronaldo his Portuguese rival in becoming the player with the most non-penalty goals in world football.

Messi was on hand to score against Lyon for PSG in their last Ligue 1 clash, which saw him take his tally to 672 non-penalty goals.

Ronaldo and Pele are both on 671 non-penalty goals. However, it is likely that the Portugal marksman will continue to secure more goals of the sort as the season progresses.