Thursday’s Copa del Rey quarterfinal against
Saturday evening’s defeat to Real Sociedad was the first league match since March 2009 that FC Barcelona have lost when Lionel Messi has scored. Source: @MessiStuff Image Credit:
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As of today, FC Barcelona’s 113th birthday, the club has played 3,679 official games in that time span.
Twelve wins and 1 draw from the opening 13 matches of the 2012/13 La Liga season sees FC Barcelona sitting on 37 points.
After Tuesday’s match in Moscow, Lionel Messi has now scored in 19 different cities during the UEFA Champions League competition.
Prior to the weekend’s tie versus Real Zaragaoza, Xavi Hernández became the only player in Europe’s annointed top 5 leagues to successfully complete over 1, 000 passes in domestic competition.
Football is not played in the histories of statistics, but they are interesting nonetheless and often enough provide reliable trends.
It should not be a surprise to anyone that the subject of this piece is Lionel Andres Messi. According to the statistics for the 2012/13 season, Messi has broken or equaled no less than 43 records as of October 28, 2012.
Lionel Messi’s brace Sunday evening took his 2012 calendar year goal tally to 76.