Javier Mascherano reaches 200 appearances with FC Barcelona
Since his arrival in 2010 he's been a key figure for all the team's head coaches over that span
Just overfouryearsafter arriving atFCBarcelona,JavierMascheranohas reached200 official appearances for theclub.Mascheranohas been a key figure for all four men who have coached him since he joined the club. From Pep Guardiolato TitoVilanova, then TataMartino, and nowLuisEnrique, everyone has put a high value on Mascherano'sabilityand leadership.
Whether playing as a central defender ormidfielder,Mascheranohas beena regular starter since the2010/11 season.Since then he has played121league games,43in the Champions League,27in the Spanish Cup,6 in theSpanish Super Cup,1in the European Super Cupand 2 in the Club World Cup.
16 matches this season
This season,Mascheranohasalready playedin 16 matches.Of these,10 have been in Liga,fivemorein theUEFA Champions Leagueand Tuesday's matchat CampNouagainstHuescawashis first in the Spanish Cupthis season.
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