Leo Messi / PHOTO: ARCHIVE FCB

Tito Vilanova decided to change up the routine in the lead-up to today’s home match given that kick off against Celta is at 18.00. On this occasion the team did not hold a morning training session, but they did gather at the Camp Nou at noon before heading off to NH Constanza hotel, where they will remain until 16.30.

Messi among the 19 players named to the team

For this afternoon’s match, Vilanova has named 19 players to the team. Among them is Leo Messi, who, even though he didn’t train on Friday due to the birth of his first son, won't miss today’s match at the Camp Nou. It’s a special day for the Barça forward as he’ll offer up the Golden Boot to the Camp Nou faithful minutes before kick off.

Messi won't be the only footballer that the Barça fans will be able to congratulate. Xavi Hernández will also offer up the Príncipe de Asturias de los Deportes award that he received last week along with Real Madrid’s keeper, Iker Casillas.