This Saturday sees Barcelona contest the Copa del Rey final against Athletic, opponents that Leo Messi has scored against in the 2009, 2012 and 2015 finals of the competition. His strike in the the most recent of these finals is widely held as the the best goal ever scored in a Copa del Rey showpiece.
Leo Messi has donated the boots he wore in the game that saw him become Barcelona’s record appearance-maker to the Catalan Museum of Art. The boots will be auctioned off at Christie’s, with all proceeds to go to the Hospital Vall d’Ebron’s Art and Health project.
Leo Messi is set to line up in his 10th Copa del Rey final on Saturday. Leo has won the competition six times during his career and hit 54 goals in the tournament.
This Saturday sees Barcelona travel to Real Madrid in the latest LaLiga El Clásico. Leo Messi heads into the contest as the division's leading scorer (23) and assist-provider (eight).
This Saturday will see Leo Messi line up in the latest El Clásico meeting against Real Madrid, with his 26-goal haul making him the fixture’s leading goalscorer, whilst he is also the Barcelona player to have featured the most times in the game (44 appearances).
Leo Messi was joined by his wife Antonela Roccuzzo and sons Thiago, Mateo and Ciro as he collected a commemorative shirt to mark his status as Barcelona’s leading appearance maker. The tribute was paid moments before the kick-off of the LaLiga clash against Valladolid, in which the Azulgranas ran out 1-0 winners.