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Former Real Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo is second all-time in La Liga with 311 goals.
Levante took the lead early with a close-range header by Uruguayan defender Erick Cabaco in the third minute, and striker Borja Mayoral scored the second goal with a low cross shot in the 18th.
The 34-year-old Chhetri scored a world-class goal -- his second of the game -- but he preferred to talk everything else but his strike, which became a talking point for Indian football fans.
Playing in his second Asian Cup and 105th match, Chhetri scored in the 27th and 46th minutes for his 66th and 67th goals to become the second highest active international goal scorer.
Messi's World Cup dream with Argentina though lay shattered when they crashed out in the quarterfinals to eventual winners France, who trumped underdogs Croatia in the title clash.
Dembele put the hosts into the lead after just nine minutes when he lashed home on the rebound after Messi's first-time shot was pushed into his path by Celta keeper Ruben Blanco.
The striker scored 34 goals in 68 games for Barcelona, putting him ahead of Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Tottenham's Harry Kane.
Messi continued his sublime form by netting his 31st La Liga hat-trick as Barcelona thrashed Levante 5-0 on Sunday to regain their three-point lead at the top of the table.
The two strikers have been rivals for the past decade winning five Ballon d'Or trophies each before their domination was broken by World Cup runner-up Luka Modric last week.
The Argentine superstar curled home two sensational set-pieces and set up another goal as he and his teammates romped to 4-0 victory against Catalan rivals Espanyol at the RCDE Stadium.
Luka Modric sees off French World Cup stars to end Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo grip on Ballon d'Or
Cristiano Ronaldo was second, with France and Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann completing the podium.
Luka Modric's journey from Croatian war child to the world's best footballer was celebrated Monday when the Real Madrid midfielder hoisted the Ballon d'Or.
Six members of the France side that triumphed in Russia are among the 30 nominees for the award, which is organised by France Football magazine.
Messi and Gerard Pique scored to claim the La Liga outfit's first win since November 3 across all competitions.
In an interactive session with fans on Instagram, Bollywood actor Alia Bhatt was asked which footballer she prefers.