Barcelona captain Lionel Messi, has hit another incredible, as he is now the first man to reach 768 appearances for Catalan club Barcelona as he achieved the feat on Sunday, March 21, helping his side to a 6-1 win over Real Sociedad in the La Liga.
The Catalan giants named the same team that defeated Huesca, with the captain reaching a record appearance for the club surpassing club legend Xavi.
He grabbed a brace in the encounter taking his goal tally to 29 and 13 assists in all competitions so far this campaign – though, his ingenuity couldn’t help them avoid crashing out of the UCL at the last-16 stage during the week.
The Argentine superstar recently equalled Xavi’s most appearance record for the Catalans with two superb goals and an assist in their 4-1 over Huesca at Camp Nou.
He could however inspire the Blaugrana to the league title as they currently sit second on the table with 62 points – four away from table toppers Atletico Madrid with 10 more games to the end of the season.
The Barcelona captain is now the first player in history to score 20 goals or more for 13 La Liga seasons running.