Sergio Busquets makes 700th appearance for FC Barcelona

Sergio Busquets makes 700th appearance for FC Barcelona

The Barça midfielder has won 30 trophies in his time with the Club and there is still time to add to that figure

The game in the Spanish Super Cup against Betis was a  very special one for Sergio Busquets as the Barça midfielder came on as a second half substitute to make his 700th official appearance in a Barça shirt. The blaugrana captain becomes just the third player to reach the landmark figure after Leo Messi (778 games) and Xavi Hernández (767 games). 

18 years at the Club

Midfielder Busquets joined the club in 2005 and made his first team debut in September 2008 in a league game against Racing Santander. The veteran is now in his 18th season with Barça and this is his second as Club captain. 

Of those 700 matches, Sergio Busquets has been on the winning side in 486, drawing 125 and losing just 88. The midfielder has also contributed 18 goals and 40 assists in his time with the first team. 

700 matches in seven different competitions

Busquets' appearances have come in seven different competitions: 

  • La Liga (465)
  • Champions League (129) 
  • Copa del Rey (73) 
  • Spanish Super Cup (20) 
  • Europa League (6) 
  • Club World Cup (5) 
  • European Super Cup

The midfielder has also racked up an impressive 30 trophies as a blaugrana

  • La Liga (8) 
  • Champions League (3) 
  • Spanish Super Cup (6) 
  • Club World Cup (3)
  • Copa del Rey (7) 
  • European Super Cup (3)

Figures this season 

In the current 2022/23 season Sergio Busquets has made 18 appearances, 16 of them in the starting XI with an 89% pass rate success. 


A select group 

Now a member of the 700 club alongside Leo Messi and current coach Xavi Hernández, the three players  shared seven seasons at the Spotify Camp Nou, winning 19 trophies together, namely three Champions Leagues, five LaLiga titles, two Copa del Reys, two World Club Championships, two European Super Cups, and four Spanish Super Cups.

All three players also captained the Barça first team, Xavi in the 2014/15 season, Messi between the 2018/2019 and 2020/21 seasons, and Sergio Busquets since the 2021/22 season.

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