26 Things You Didn't Know About Lionel Messi

He is the youngest player ever to score in the legendary "El Clasico" rivalry.

Predating La Liga itself, El Clasico is one of soccer's greatest rivalries that has seen countless legendary players take part on both sides. In scoring prowess, Messi stands above them all; he is currently tied with Real Madrid's Alfredo Di Stefano for most in the history of the rivalry (18), and it should only take one or perhaps two more games for him to tally the record-setting goal.

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