Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi continues to set new records in his blistering career as he tonight set another record by becoming the first player in the history of the Spanish football to record 500 wins in football games.
Messi set the record tonight in the game against Leganes in a Copa Del Rey match at the Camp Nou which saw Barcelona winning the game by 5 – 0, with the skipper scoring twice and creating one assist for Clement Lenglet.
According to statistics provided by Marca, Messi leads the set of players with most game win the Spanish football history with 500 games, followed by former team mate, Xavi Hernandez with 482 wins.
Third on the list is Real Madrid legendary goal keeper, Iker Casillas with 463 win, then another Barcelona legend, Andres Iniesta who has 459 wins. Former Barcelona goal keeper, Andoni Zubizarreta comes 4th with 444 wins while Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos has 439 wins.
The 5 – 0 win tonight against Leganes means Barcelona has qualified for the quarter final of the Copa Del Rey competition and by tomorrow, Barcelona will get to know their opponent for the next round.
On Sunday, Barcelona will continue their quest in the Spanish League when they play at home against Levante, with fans hoping to see this same performance of tonight from the team come Sunday night and at the same time look forward to Messi breaking another record.