Since then, Messi has racked up his appearances for the blaugranes. In total, the Argentine has played 799 matches for the club (741 official games and 58 friendlies). This Saturday against Atlético Madrid, he played his 800th game for Barça.
Stats from 800 matches
In a few of those matches - just 11% in 17 years - Messi, and therefore Barça, have suffered defeat. His incredible totals in this regard are 561 wins (519 in official matches), 149 draws (137 in official matches) and only 90 defeats (86 in official matches). Messi has an almost unbelievable 677 goals scored (640 in official games) in those 800 matches.
His 34 titles also put him at the top of the Barça tree; 10 league triumphs, 4 Champions Leagues, 6 Copas del Rey, 3 Club World Cups, 3 European Super Cups and 8 Spanish Super Cups.