While the campus of the Barcelona the start of the duel against Valladolid was throbbing, Lionel messi They gave him a distinction for having become the player with the most games played wearing the Barça jacket, and he celebrated it in a very special way: with his loved ones on the green grass.
Once the warm-up was over, the three captains handed over to Messi a signed and framed t-shirt to commemorate this record. They then posed with the team for the photo. Messi He received a plaque with the first shirt he used at the club and rested with his wife Antonela Roccuzzo and their three children, Thiago, Mateo and Ciro, who took center stage for a few moments.
The captain culé surpassed the 767 meetings of Xavi Hernandez on March 15, in the victory against Huesca, where La Pulga scored a double. In addition, Messi He is not only the footballer with the most matches in the history of the Catalan team. He is also the top scorer (663 shouts against César Rodríguez’s 232), the one who played the most minutes (+63,000 against Xavi’s 58,675) and the one who raised the most titles (34 against Iniesta’s 32).
Do you renew your contract in the middle of the year?
Messi’s renewal with Barcelona is still at a standstill. The will of both parties is to extend the bond beyond that June 30, 2021, the date on which the contract expires, but at the moment there is nothing firm. As reported, the president of the club, Joan Laporta, is already preparing an attractive proposal for Messi to stay and in the coming weeks they will meet to discuss it.