Barcelona, too, had a shock draw this weekend as they looked forward to the Champions League, but despite that, Lionel Messi managed to work his name into the winners' circle this weekend.
Which isn't really a shock at all.
The Argentinian striker scored against Celta de Vigo—making it 19 games in a row in which the little magician has found the back of the net for Barcelona. That also means he becomes the first footballer ever to score against all 19 La Liga teams in a row.
It's been an incredible year for Messi and Barcelona, and the accolades will no doubt continue to flow in throughout the season for both parties. But given the fact that his remarkable achievements are often overlooked, it's appropriate that we recognize this weekend just how incredible his goal-scoring streak and performances in La Liga have been this year.
There truly is nobody like him in world football.
Who do you think were the big winners and losers this weekend?
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