Register Login Scores

Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Messi Makes LaLiga History

FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi made history in LaLiga on Sunday by breaking a record previously held by one of his former teammates.

Click through the gallery to see the foreign players with the most appearances in LaLiga, according to Transfermrkt.

The Argentine made his 423rd appearance in the Spanish top flight as Barca drew 2-2 with neighbours Girona.

In doing so, Messi has now become the foreign player with the most appearances in Spain's top division.

The 31-year-old surpassed his former teammate Dani Alves, who racked up 422 appearances for Sevilla and Barca.

 
Messi made his LaLiga debut on October 16 in 2004, coming on as a substitute against Espanyol, and since then has racked up 387 goals and 166 assists.

Do you think Messi is the greatest player to have played in LaLiga? Have your say in the comment section below.

19 comments

Top 5

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Nedbank Cup Last 32 Fixtures Revealed

133 Jan 14, 2021 06:28 PM in Nedbank Cup

The 10 Richest Clubs In The World Revealed

12 Jan 26, 2021 07:17 PM in World News

Official: Another PSL Coach Loses His Job

41 Jan 25, 2021 01:23 AM in PSL

The 10 Richest Clubs In The World Revealed

12 Jan 26, 2021 07:17 PM in World News

Transfer Update: Salah

6 Jan 25, 2021 09:05 PM in English Premier League

Report: Ronaldo Snubs R110m Sponsorship Deal

6 Jan 26, 2021 01:23 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

The Top Goalscorers In Europe This Season So Far

6 Jan 25, 2021 08:03 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Hunt Confirms Soweto Derby Blow For Chiefs

22 Jan 27, 2021 02:13 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Chiefs Explain Unpleasant Trip To Angola

56 Jan 07, 2021 09:14 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Festival & Co Lauded As Unbeaten Swallows Prepare For Bucs

6 Jan 07, 2021 03:12 PM in Orlando Pirates