Messi did last Saturday was not even big in his own city rivals Espanyol puntenloos home. The Argentinian took the two hits to his account, well for the same records that he re-collected.
Thanks to the 2-0 victory came ‘The Flea’ after all, at the same height with Iker Casillas. Both men were already 334 victories in La Liga - no one did ever better. Had tied the record, there is a big chance that Messi after tomorrow night - when Barcelona visit laagvlieger Villarreal - that record only bears. In addition, Messi for the tenth season in a row the limit of 40 goals across all competitions. Since the 2009/2010 season reached the Argentine every time that number. One outlier stands out: in the 2011/2012 season he scored less than 73 times.