In Sunday’s game against Cadiz in Laliga, Barcelona captain Lionel Messi reached a new milestone for Barcelona as he overtook former Barca great midfield maestro Xavi too be the player with most appearances in Laliga for Barcelona.
In what was his 506th appearance for Barcelona in Laliga, Barcelona was looking to close the gap at the top of the table after Atletico Madrid drew their previous game and has dropped points consistently this February.
With his 31st minute strike from the penalty spot against Cadiz, Lionel Messi scored against the 38th different opponent in Laliga improving his all time record.
Barcelona drew level with Cadiz thanks to a late equalizer. Barcelona’s week has gone from bad to worse after their 4-0 thrashing in the champions league by PSG last week.