JUST IN: Messi nets 700th career goal as Barcelona forced to draw

33-year-old six-time Balloon d’Or winner, Lionel Messi reached a career milestone on Tuesday night after he scored his 700th goal for club and country as Barcelona drew Atletico Madrid.

The Argentine forward has now scored a total of 630 goals for Barcelona senior team, and 70 for Argentina national team.

Messi scored the landmark goal by gently chipping the ball into the net in a well-taken penalty as Jan Oblak dived the wrong way.

The goal took Barcelona 2-1 up in their crunch game at the top of the table, but Atletico fought back again to end the game at 2-2.

The Catalan are now one point behind Laliga leaders Real Mardrid who currently sitting at the top of the table with an outstanding game.

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