In addition, Messi is also the Copa del Rey's all-time top scorer, with 56 goals in 80 games in the competition.
Against Los Leones, the best player in the world took his tally for the season across all competitions to 31, divided up into:
LaLiga: 23 goals
Copa del Rey: 3 goals
Champions League: 5 goals
Since scoring 38 times in the treble-winning 2008/09 season, the FC Barcelona forward has been racking up at least 30 goals per campaign. His most prolific season so far is 2011/12, when he found the net on an amazing 73 occasions.