Barcelona's Argentine star Lionel Messi made an assist in their game (1-0) against Valladolid in the 36th round of the Spanish LaLiga, and repeated an achievement by former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry.
Messi has already scored 22 goals and made 20 assists so far this season. In the 21st century, only Henry had scored at least 20 goals and made at least 20 assists in a single season of a football league. In the 2002/03 season, the retired France international had scored 24 goals and made 20 assists in the English Premier League.
Twenty assists in La Liga is a personal record for Messi.