LANCE Franklin created history in becoming just the sixth player in VFL/AFL history to kick 1000 goals. 

Check out all the best photos from a memorable night.

Lance Franklin warming up ahead of the clash against Geelong in round two, 2022. Picture: Getty Images
Lance Franklin celebrates his 997th career goal. Picture: Michael Willson, AFL Photos
Another angle of Lance Franklin's 997th goal. Picture: Getty Images
Lance Franklin salutes the crowd as he edges closer to 1000. Picture: AFL Photos
Lance Franklin points to the sky after kicking goal No.998. Picture: Getty Images
Lance Franklin launches a bomb for goal No.999. Picture: Getty Images
The long bomb is through and No.999 is on the board. Picture: Getty Images
The mark that lead to goal No.1000. Picture: Michael Willson, AFL Photos
Buddy lines up goal No.1000 as fans make their move. Picture: Getty Images
The kick that never looked like missing for goal No.1000. Picture: Michael Willson, AFL Photos
Lance Franklin celebrates his 1000th goal in round two, 2022. Picture: Getty Images
Lance Franklin swamped after kicking his 1000th goal on March 25, 2022. Picture: Michael Willson, AFL Photos
Thousands of fans flock to Buddy after his 1000th goal. Picture: Getty Images
Lance Franklin leaves the field after kicking his 1000th goal on March 25, 2022. Picture: AFL Photos
A standing ovation for Buddy as he leaves the field. Picture: Michael Willson, AFL Photos
Lance Franklin arrives in the Sydney rooms to a hero's welcome. Picture: Michael Willson, AFL Photos
Lance Franklin sings the team song after kicking his 1000th goal. Picture: Michael Willson, AFL Photos

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CHASING 1000: Every goal Lance Franklin has kicked in his AFL career

Check out every single one of Lance Franklin's 995 goals during his remarkable AFL journey

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