Messi signed a double against Spartak and beats Thierry Henry record1

Leo Messi has started the UEFA Champions League on the right foot: he scored two goals against Spartak Moscow which, besides giving a major victory to his team, he became the fourth highest scorer in the history of the competition (53 goals) , beating Thierry Henry. Leo Messi, top scorer in the Champions League the last four years, had not ever scored against a Russian team.