Barcelona were in action tonight against Athletic Club in the final of the Copa del Rey and they were comprehensive winners.
And Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi was able to get himself on the scoresheet tonight, and in so doing he has set a new record for himself.
He has become the first player in history to reach the 30-goal mark in 13 consecutive seasons with a club in the Top-5 Leagues. He overtakes Gerd Müller (12).
And fans have reacted on Twitter to the star player performance. See some reactions below
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Lionel Messi has just scored his 28th career goal vs Athletic - since his 1st goal (15 Jan '06), he's scored only 6 goals less than the entire Athletic side managed in 41 matches vs Barcelona with Messi in the team (34).
He's just incredible. 🐐
- Lionel Messi has played 4 Copa del Rey Finals against Athletic Bilbao and has scored in all of them.
#AthleticBarça #CopaDelRey 🇦🇷🐐
- Lionel Messi 🇦🇷 has been involved in 11 goals in his last 6 Copa Del Rey Finals. 🌟 #AthleticBarca #FCBlive https://t.co/WT2YXjWJJG
- Lionel Messi 🇦🇷 becomes the first player in history to reach the 30-goal mark in 13 consecutive seasons with a club in the Top-5 Leagues. He overtakes Gerd Müller 🇩🇪 (12). [Statsdufoot] #AthleticBarca #FCBlive https://t.co/sMnSjgBlGp
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