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FC Barcelona News: 27 April 2017; Barcelona Hammer Osasuna, Stay Level with Real Madrid

FC Barcelona v CA Osasuna - La Liga Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images

FC Barcelona v Osasuna: Seven heaven (7-1) | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona cruised to a 7-1 win over Osasuna at the Camp Nou on Wednesday night, with braces for André Gomes, Leo Messi and Paco Alcácer, plus a first ever Barça goal for Javier Mascherano from the spot.All the talk in the build-up to the game was about Messi who, after his brace at the Bernabéu, reached 500 goals for the club.

Javier Mascherano scores his first goal for FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
26 April, 2017 and Javier Mascherano scores his first goal for FC Barcelona from the penalty spot in the 7-1 win over Osasuna from the penalty spot. After 319 game for the blaugranes the Argentinian found the net after Ivan Rakitic decided not to take the spot kick and leave it to ‘El Jefecito’.

Reaction to Javier Mascherano's goal on social networks | FC Barcelona
Social media was quick to respond and congratulate the Barça defender on his first goal with FC Barcelona.

Barcelona's Andre Gomes has 'humongous potential' - Luis Enrique | ESPN
Luis Enrique conceded that Andre Gomes has only played at 30 percent of his capacity this season but singled the Portuguese midfielder out for praise after he scored twice in Barcelona's 7-1 win over Osasuna. Gomes, a summer signing from Valencia, has been jeered by Barca supporters regularly during his debut season at Camp Nou, but he responded on Wednesday by producing arguably his best performance in a Blaugrana shirt.

Fans' tribute at Camp Nou to Messi and his 500 goals | FC Barcelona
Leo Messi’s achievement in reaching 500 official goals in a Barça shirt was the focus of attention ahead of the game against Osasuna. The FC Barcelona fans made a gesture of gratitude towards the Argentine after his two goal show on Sunday against Real Madrid in the Clásico took to yet another spectacular landmark.

Lionel Messi will stay at Barcelona, the fans know he's a perfect 10 | FC Barcelona
Before kick-off at the Camp Nou last night the east stand unfurled a banner half the size of a football pitch bearing the words ‘Thanks Leo, 500’ Typically it was pretty much out of date 12 minutes later when he scored again – goal number 501 of his career, in just 578 games.

La Masia players congratulate Leo Messi | FC Barcelona
While Leo Messi continues to be lauded around the world for his achievement of reaching 500 goals for FC Barcelona, the latest tribute comes from a lot closer to home. Children from the FCBEscola have sent their wishes to the great no.10 following his two goals at the Santiago Bernabéu.

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi gets his own Clasico doll | ESPN
Lionel Messi once again broke new ground recently when his 500th career goal sunk Clasico rivals Real Madrid and sent Barcelona back to the summit of La Liga. The Argentina international then struck an iconic pose in celebration, triumphantly holding his shirt aloft for the Bernabeu crowd to read in unison.

Barca complain over Malaga comments | Football Espana
"I'm much more of Madrid fan than Valdano was," Michel responded when asked about ex-Madrid player, Jorge Valdano, managing Tenerife to a final-day win over Los Blancos to hand Barcelona the championship. When asked about this on social media, Malaga owner failed to play down the claims by tweeting: "the human waste of Catalunya will never smell [the glory] of La Liga.”

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