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Find Out Who Messi's Favourite Victims Are

Lionel Messi has played just under 500 games for FC Barcelona, but have you ever wondered who the Argentine's favourite victims are? 

Read: Messi's Brother Arrested After Violent Clash With Police

The Argentina captain made his debut for the Catalan club in 2004, and quickly became one of Europe's brightest talents.

Since then, Messi has represented Barcelona on 492 occasions, with only Victor Valdes, Migueli, Andres Iniesta, Carles Puyol and Xavi Hernandez ahead of him in terms of appearances.

According to Transfermarkt, Messi has played more times against rivals Real Madrid than any other club he's faced, with 30 El Clasico appearances, but which team has he scored the most against?

Messi's favourite victims are Atletico Madrid and Sevilla – the Argentine has managed to net 24 times against them across all competitions.

Los Blancos are third on Messi's hit list, with the 28-year-old having hit the back of the net 21 times against them in 30 matches.

To round out the top five, Messi has scored 19 goals against Osasuna in just 17 matches, while he's netted 18 against Athletic Bilbao in 25 games.

Outside of Spain, Messi's favourite victims appear to be AC Milan – he's scored eight goals against the Italian giants in as many matches.

Read: Why Neymar Has Put New Barca Contract On Hold

The player, currently injured for up to two months, has scored a total of 418 club career goals, and has won La Liga seven times and the UEFA Champions League on four occasions. 

Do you think Barcelona will ever find another star like Messi? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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