Lionel Messi never played for any other professional club in his career. At FC Barcelona he has now drawn level with another club legend.
Lionel Messi made his 767th game for FC Barcelona against Huesca. The Argentinean drew level with Xavi in the ranking of the players with the most appearances for the Catalans.
On Sunday at Real Sociedad, Messi could then take the sole lead on the list. His record in the previous 766 games is impressive with 535 wins, 140 draws and only 91 defeats.
In his career at Barca, the multi-time world footballer has also set numerous records, to which another was added on Monday: Messi scored his 20th goal of the season with his goal to make it 1-0, making him the first player in league history to win 13th successive seasons this number of goals succeeded.