The Clasico match between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Alfredo Di Stefano stadium will be a date for Lionel Messi to reach many figures.
Messi will appear in his 45th El Clásico, and will therefore be equal to Sergio Ramos, who will be absent from the game due to injury, although this Clássico may be the last for Lionel Messi, whose future with Barcelona seems to be in great uncertainty.
Messi could end his career in El Clásico if he leaves Barcelona as requested at the end of last season, drawing the curtain on a career of 17 years among the first team of the Blaugrana, according to the Spanish newspaper “AS”.
Messi is the most scored player in the history of El Clásico with 26 goals, and he is the most awarded player for assists with 14 assists, and he will be tied with Ramos in the number of players participating in the Clásico in history, as he will reach his 45th participation in the Clasico.
During his career, Messi has not scored goals against more clubs than Real Madrid except 3 clubs, which are Sevilla (38 goals), Atletico Madrid (32 goals) and Valencia (28 goals), then Real Madrid comes.
Despite this, the Argentine is suffering from a goal drought in front of Real Madrid recently, as he has not scored in his last 6 matches, which is the longest drought series against Real Madrid in his entire career, and the last goal scored by Lionel Messi against Real Madrid was in May 2018 in a 2-2 draw. With Merengue in La Liga.
But Messi reaches the 246th Clásico in the best conditions since he scored 19 goals in the last 20 games and helped Barcelona reduce the gap with Atletico Madrid to a single point, and booked a place in the final of the Copa del Rey against Athletic Bilbao on April seventeen.
In the 44 games of Messi in the Clasico on Earth, he won 19 times, drew 11 times and lost 14 times, and aspires to win the No. 20.
It is worth noting that the first appearance of Messi against Real Madrid in the Clasico on Earth took place on November 19, 2005, a match that was inspired by the Brazilian Ronaldinho when Barcelona beat Real Madrid 3-0 in the heart of the Santiago Bernabeu.