FC Barcelona level with Real Madrid in LaLiga standings: Messi and Griezmann scored 1 goal each.
Revenging their recent Spanish super cup last defeat against Athletic Bilbao, FC Barcelona beat with a goal lead in the 75th minutes from Griezmann.
The first half was tremendous, as the legendary Leo Messi ultimately curled free-kick from the 26th yards, passed several Bilbao defenders, and recorded 650 goals overall.
Despite this, it leveled the away team in the 49th minute through Barcelona left-back Jordi Alba’s own-goal.
This win marked a record fifth straight tournament victory, as they level with the rivals Real Madrid on goal difference, behind the current leader, Atletico Madrid, 10 points ahead.
The headlines of the Spanish newspaper El Mundo reveals Lionel Messi’s expensive contract paid to the footballer worth up to 555 million euros ($673 million) over four seasons.
The newspaper also described how Messi rewarded the club over the years, helped the club triumph over 30 titles.
Currently, the board caretaker supervises the club since the former president, Josep Bartomeu, resigned in October while suffering a no-confidence motion.
It schedules the new presidential elections for next month, March 7.