Messi Feeling Lucky Can Make Lots goal in El Clasico
Barcelona – Lionel Messi is still listed as the top scorer in El Clasico. Barcelona star admitted that he was lucky to make a lot of goals for El Clasico duel.
Throughout his career with Barca, Messi recorded has appeared in 30 games El Clasico. In 30 games against Real Madrid, he packed 21 goals and 13 assists. He is 14 times the goalkeeper Madrid in La Liga, five times in the Spanish Super Cup, and twice in European competition.
Messi was the top scorer of all time El Clasico. Argentine attacker three-goal lead over Madrid legend, the late Alfredo Di Stefano. Active player who became the closest rival Messi is Cristiano Ronaldo, who has scored 15 goals against Barca.
“Clasico is an amazing game and I was very lucky to score a lot of goals in the duel,” Messi said in an interview with the magazine Four Four Two.
“Of course it is a special match. The match was important because of its meaning for everyone involved, from the players to the fans. It is a global event,” he added.
“But, as a player, you have to treat it like any other game. As with any derby, there is something extra,” said Messi.
“I think, at the international level, Brazil vs. Argentina is similar. Both games involve large teams with a fierce rivalry. The main difference, it (Brazil vs. Argentina) is a matter of state, while Barcelona is not just about the city but fans from far away who have feeling for the club, “he said.
Barca and Madrid outdo each other in El Clasico two games this season. Madrid won 3-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu and Barca could respond with a 2-1 win at the Camp Nou. Messi made one assist in two games.