Lionel Messi scored for Barcelona in their 4-1 win vs. Alaves.
Messi continues to do Lionel Messi things. With the score at 2-1 for Barcelona, Messi would receive the ball and he would drive forward. Surrounded by several Alaves players, the Barcelona captain would shoot from outside of the penalty area and score.
That goal means that Lionel Messi has now scored 50 or more goals in a calendar year for the 6th straight year, nine times in the last 10 years.