BREAKING: Messi Celebrates With Barcelona Again After Copa Del Rey Win

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Barcelona legend, Lionel Messi  has enjoyed celebrating one more trophy with the Spanish giants following a comprehensive 0-4 victory over Athletic Club in the Copa Del Rey final on Saturday night,

The Blaugranes claim the trophy for the 31st time in their history, three years after their last success with a fine win over Athletic Club in the final in Seville,
Two goals from Messi following one each by Antoinne Griezmann  and Frankie De Jong sealed the victory for Barcelona.

Barça are the most successful club in Copa del Rey history with 31 victories in the competition. In the last 13 seasons their dominance in the cup has been complete with seven titles in that time in 2009, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2016 and 2021.

Furthermore, in that time the blaugranes have also been runners up on three occasions.  

The Copa del Rey win is a first trophy for Ronald Koeman as coach, a title he can now add to the 10 he won as a player for the Blaugranes. Amongst the squad it is the first trophy for no less than 15 players; DestAraujoGriezmannPjanicBraithwaite, Riqui Puig, NetoPedriTrincaoMatheus, De JongAnsu Fati, Junior, Mingueza and Ilaix. 

The 31st Copa del Rey title for Barça means they are now eight ahead of their nearest rival, beaten finalists Athletic Club, who have won the cup on 23 occasions. Following the Basques come Real Madrid on 19, Atlético Madrid on 10 and Valencia on 8.  

 

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