Striker Lionel Messi has repeated the ex-footballer Xavi’s record for the number of matches for Barcelona, according to the football club’s website.
Messi on Monday entered the starting lineup of “Barcelona” for the game of the 27th round of the Spanish championship with “Huesca”. This match was 767 for the Argentinean for the Catalan club. He repeated the record of Xavi, who has already completed his playing career.
Third in the history of “Barcelona” in the number of matches played is midfielder Andres Iniesta (674), now playing for the Japanese “Vissel Kobe”.
Messi made his debut for Barcelona’s first team in 2004. The Argentinean already on April 4 in the match of Examples with Valladolid may become the Catalan club’s champion in the games held.