Barca achieved the feat, thanks to teenage sensation Ansu Fati, who came off the bench and scored the team’s fourth goal. Pau Torres, Luis Suarez, and Antoine Griezmann were the other three goal scorers for Barca.
Barcelona is one of the oldest football clubs which netted its first official goal on 5th April 1909.
Just over 111 years later, Barca scored their 9000 official goals under the leadership of Football Giant Lionel Messi who contributed 630 goals in the tally.
He is followed by Cesar with 232 goals and Kubala and Luis Suarez with 194 goals each to their credit.
“Of these 9,000 goals, most have come in the league (6,165), followed by the Copa del Rey (1,474) and the Champions League (543)”, the club’s official website said in a statement.
“M I L E S T O N E ! That strike by @ANSUFATI was the 9000th goal in Barça history!” Baca wrote on their official Twitter Handle.
M I L E S T O N E !
That strike by @ANSUFATI was the 9️⃣,0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣th goal in Barça history!
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) July 5, 2020
Barcelona will now take on Espanyol on Thursday, July 9th. Barcelona sits in the second spot in the La Liga standings, four points behind lead-runner Real Madrid with four Games to Play.
There will be a huge expectations on their star players like Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Ansu Fati, and Antoine Griezmann to put up a strong show abead and finish at the top of the league standings.