Barcelona ace Lionel Messi is set to make his 800th appearance for the club this weekend against Atletico Madrid.

The Barça captain reaches this spectacular figure by adding the official games (741) and friendlies (58) since he made his debut with the first team in November 2003.

Between the first game (in Porto) and the last (against Betis), there has been almost 17 years.

Messi, in the 799 games he has played to date with the FC Barcelona shirt, has enjoyed 561 victories, 149 draws and 89 defeats. His average of matches won is more than 70% (70.21). The percentage of defeats remains at 11.13% and that of draws at 18.64%. In other words, he has won 7 out of 10 games.

In terms of goals, Messi has struck a whopping 677. In official matches he has converted 640 and in friendlies, 37. His scoring average is 0.84 goals per game.