Leo Messi has received the Laureus Sportsman of the Year accolade. This latest distinction rounds off a 2019 in which the Barcelona captain landed the Ballon d'Or, the European Golden Show and the Best FIFA Men's Player award. "It's a great pleasure to receive this award. I want to thank my teammates, my family and everyone who follows me because they're the ones who make these individual awards possible", commented Messi.
Barcelona ran out 2-1 winners against Getafe in the teams' La Liga clash. Leo Messi claimed an assist, which means that he has now had a hand in seven of the side's last eight goals in the competition.
Barcelona welcome Getafe to the Camp Nou on Saturday for the sides' LaLiga meeting. The game sees Leo Messi come up against one of the season's standout teams, with the visitors currently sitting in third and riding a four-game winning streak.
Following Barcelona's win over Betis, Leo Messi remains top of the pile in the La Liga goalscoring (14) and assist (11) charts for yet another round of games. He is also the player to have created the most chances (19), taken the most shots (85) and completed the most dribbles (100) in the division.
Barcelona tonight overcame Betis in a 3-2 away triumph in La Liga. Leo Messi had a big hand in the win after laying on all three goals to bring his tally for the season to 15, with 11 of these coming in La Liga, where he tops the assist charts.
Barcelona take on Betis on Sunday in the sides' La Liga encounter. In last season's visit to the Benito Villamarín, Leo Messi helped himself to a hat-trick.