Lionel Messi sets another historic La Liga record in Huesca win on Monday night by entering both the club’s and Spanish League’s history books after the victory over SD Huesca.
The Argentine became the first player in La Liga history to score at least 20 goals in 13 consecutive seasons in a 4-1 win against Huesca on Monday night.
Messi, 33 added another impressive accolade to his growing list in Barcelona’s 4-1 win over Huesca by scoring the club’s first goal and last goals to bring his tally for the season up to 21 goals in 25 games.
The FC Barcelona captain has now reached the 20-goal mark in La Liga across each campaign since 2008-09. As per Opta, no other player in the Spanish League’s history has achieved this feat until now.
Elsewhere, Lionel Messi moved level with former teammate Xavi Hernandez for the most appearances in a Barcelona jersey on 767 matches. Since making his Barcelona debut, a club-record 661 goals and 290 assists, along with 34 trophies, have come his way. Plus a potential domestic double up for grabs this season, the six-time Ballon d’Or winner looks far from done yet.
Other scorers of the night in the victory over Huesca are Antoine Griezmann and Oscar Mingueza.
Barcelona is now just four points behind La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid with 11 games to finish. Ronald Koeman’s men will take a trip to Real Sociedad on Sunday night for their next match.