According to the official Barcelona website, Messi broke the record set by Teodor Peterek, who scored in 16 consecutive league matches between 1937 and 1938. To achieve such a high level of consistency in the modern game is phenomenal.
Football is an extraordinary sport populated by remarkable athletes.
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However, there are some moments that elevate beyond the ordinary and pass into the realm of the immortal.
These are the players, goals and achievements that are so unique they are guaranteed to be remembered forever.