Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Messi enters record book with Bernabeu hat trick
by Paul Kennedy, March 23rd, 2014 8:54PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  barcelona, spain

MOST COMMENTED

[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.

(Click here for Real Madrid-Barcelona highlights.)

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.


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Laura Bassett    
"I couldn't breathe, my heart was out of my chest, and I wanted the ground to ...
MLS: This weekend ...    
The Seattle Sounders ended their three-game losing streak when they beat MLS Supporters' Shield leader D.C. ...
Three takeaways from USA-Guatemala    
The USA tuned up for the Gold Cup with a 4-0 win over Guatemala Friday night ...
Scouting Report: USA and Japan go for a third time    
The first rematch of a final in Women's World Cup history is set for Sunday when ...
USA-Guatemala International Friendly Player Ratings    
Four years ago, the USA completed its Gold Cup preparations by beating Guatemala, 6-0, in San ...
What They're Saying: Abby Wambach    
"It's nerve-wracking. It's brutal. And I'm not saying this because I'm sitting on the bench and ...
Women's World Cup watch parties set for Sunday    
U.S. Soccer will host a viewing party for Sunday's Women's World Cup final between the USA ...
Olivia the parrot picks Japan over USA    
Olivia, a 10-year-old African gray parrot, is predicting Japan over the USA in the Women's World ...
ICYMI | MLS: Report: New DP procedures formulated    
Allocation money could become even more valuable under new policies adopted by MLS. One of the ...
Reader's Note: Watch for Special July 4th Edition    
Soccer America will publish Soccer America Daily on Saturday as it previews Sunday's Women's World Cup ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives