Lionel Messi made the latest achievement in the Huesca vs Barcelona match. The Blaugrana captain has played his 500th match in the Spanish league.
Messi appeared as a starter when Barcelona visited Huesca’s headquarters at the Estadio Al Acoraz. In the 27th minute, La Pulga provides an assist for the visitors’ goal scored by Frenkie de Jong.
The Dutch player’s goal was the only goal that was created until the match ended. Barcelona closed the match with a 1-0 win.
There is a special achievement for Lionel Messi in the Huesca vs Barcelona match. The 33-year-old superstar has now made 500 appearances in the Spanish League.
This number makes Messi now the second Barcelona player to play in LaLiga. Launching a report from the US, the Argentine player only lost to Xavi Hernandez, who has made 505 appearances throughout his career.
Not only that, Messi has also explored his 750th appearance for Barcelona in the official arena. La Pulga is now only 17 games away to match Xavi’s record (767) as the Blaugrana player with the most official matches.
Since making his debut for Barcelona in 2003, Messi has played 500 games in the Spanish League, 147 in the Champions League, 75 in the Copa del Rey, 19 in the Spanish Super Cup, five in the Club World Cup and four in the European Super Cup.
In those 750 matches, Lionel Messi has scored 644 goals for Barcelona. This number earned him the title as the player with the most goals at a club in history.