Messi va superar César el dia del Barça-Granada (5-3) / FOTO: ARXIU FCB

When the Argentinian scored a hat trick against Granada on March 20, 2012 (5-3), he became the highest goalscorer in the history of the Club, with 253 goals in 329 first team matches for FCB. He thus broke the long-lasting record set by César Rodríguez (232 goals).