Video: Lionel Messi marks another record-breaking day with the opener vs Cadiz as Pedri wins the penalty

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We’ve reached that point where it feels like Lionel Messi is breaking records every time he steps onto the pitch, but this is a big one today as became the player to play the most times in La Liga for Barcelona:

They had all of the possession against Cadiz in the first half but they couldn’t find a way through, so it was left for Pedri to win a penalty and Messi calmly strokes it away:

Pictures from La Liga direct

In a way it’s good bravery from Pedri as that looks like he goes into the box knowing he’s going to get clattered from both sides, but the Cadiz players just fail to pull out properly and it’s a stupid penalty to give away.

It also turns out that he broke another record with this penalty as he broke away from Cristiano Ronaldo as the player to score the most penalties in La Liga:

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