Official: Messi equals Carles Puyol’s record
Lionel Messi continues making history at Barcelona, a club he joined since he was 13 years old.
Leo was in action for Barcelona as they tried to breakdown the defense of Sporting CP on Wednesday night.
And his participation in the game now means Messi has now equaled Carles Puyol’s 593 matches played in Barcelona colors.
Messi is now equal in third place with the legendary captain.
Only Andrés Iniesta on 638 appearances and Xavi Hernández on 767 ahead of him.
Here’s the top five.
- Xavi: 767 games
- Iniesta: 638 games
- Messi 593
- Puyol: 593
- Migueli 540
The other players in the current Barcelona squad with the highest appearances are Sergio Busquets (442) and Gerard Piqué (405)
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) September 27, 2017