Lionel Messi, having scored 21 goals, is now the highest-ever goalscorer in the history of the ‘Clásico’ games, one goal ahead of Alfredo Di Stéfano. And 12 of those goals have been scored at the Santiago Bernabéu, after counting the three he put past Diego López.
Messi has played in 27 ‘Clásicos’, and with his 21 goals, he is now ahead of Di Stéfano (18), Raul (15), and Gento, Puskas and César (14). Behind them, on 12, is Cristiano Ronaldo. Leo Messi’s figures in 2014 speak for themselves. he has scored 18 times (11 in the league; five in the Cup and two in the Champions League. And with 19 goals scored this season he is nearing the top of the ‘pichichi’ (leading goalscorers) table, six behind Cristiano Ronaldo.