The game with Levante marked Leo Messi’s 300th Liga appearance and he was able to celebrate in style, scoring a hat trick in a 5-0 win. The three goals take his overall tally in the competition to 269, which equates to an average of 0.89 goals a game. Lionel Messi who took Barca to new heights not only in champions league but in many other tournament is very happy on this achievement.
The Argentinian is already the highest goal scorer in the history of the Spanish championship after surpassing the previous record of 252 goals by Telmo Zarra against Sevilla last November. In fact, since then he scored in every game at the Camp Nou, an amazing return of 17 goals in ten games. He could extend that run by scoring in another home fixture, against Malaga next weekend.
- 300 Appearance Club :-
Leo Messi has joined the select group of players that have worn the Barça shirt 300 times in official matches. Only his colleagues
These are the two who have reached that milestone before.
Are fourth and fifth in the list of current Barça players with the most league appearances for the team.