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Messi enters record book with Bernabeu hat trick
by Paul Kennedy, March 23rd, 2014 8:54PM

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[BY THE NUMBERS] Lionel Messi's hat trick for Barcelona in its 4-3 win over Real Madrid to reopen La Liga title race was the first by a Barca player against Real Madrid at the Estadio Bernabeu. For more on the Messi hat trick.

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236. The goals gave Messi 236 career La Liga goals, two more than Mexican Hugo Sanchez, for second place all-time behind only Telmo Zarra's mark of 251.

26. The three goals gave Messi back-to-back hat tricks and 26 career hat trick for Barcelona.

21. Messi broke the record he shared with former Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stefano for the most goals in Barcelona-Real Madrid clasicos. The 21 goals against Real Madrid are also the most he's scored against any team.

14. Messi is now tied with Di Stefano for the clasico record with 14 goals in La Liga meetings.

13. Messi's hat trick gives him 13 goals in 11 La Liga games since the start of the year after going the final three months of last year without a goal.



12. It should be noted that Messi's assist on Andres Iniesta's opening goal for Barcelona extended his clasico record to 12 assists.


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