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FC Barcelona News: 20 December 2020; Lionel Messi makes history in Valencia draw, Xavi talks presidential race

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and transfer rumors


Barça 2-2 Valencia: Points shared at Camp Nou - FC Barcelona
In the third of three league games in a week at Camp Nou, Barça failed to make it nine points out of nine in an end-to-end classic with Valencia. After going behind early on, the Catalans managed to turn thing around, with one player scoring his 643rd goal for the club and the other scoring his first.

Leo Messi matches Pelé as highest goalscorer ever for a single club - FC Barcelona
Leo Messi has set yet another all-time world record! After scoring against Valencia he has equalled the legendary Pelé as the highest goalscorer ever for a single club. The Argentine ace has now scored an staggering 643 goals, all wearing an FC Barcelona shirt, across 17 seasons and 748 games.

The great goalscorers left in Messi's wake - FC Barcelona
With Leo Messi still finding the net with alarming regularity, no goalscorer's record can be considered safe. The Barça number 10 is just hoovering them up as his ability to beat goalkeepers around the globe does not appear to be diminishing with age. The latest legend to be caught and overtaken is none other than Pelé.

Lionel Messi said to have not spoken to anybody about his future - Football Espana
Neither Lionel Messi nor his representatives have officially spoken with any other club about joining them when his contract expires according to Mundo Deportivo.

Xavi staying neutral in the Barcelona presidential race - Football Espana
Speaking to El Periodico de Catalunya in comments carried by Mundo Deportivo, Xavi underlined that despite his close relationship with Victor Font and his friendship with Joan Laporta he’s not taking sides.

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