Sergio Busquets hit the 600th appearances for Barcelona after Ronald Koeman picked him for the starting lineup against Granada
The 32-year-old who won a World Cup and European Championship with La Roja made his La Liga debut under Pep Guardiola in 2008.
Busquets has helped Blaugrana win eight
Copa del Rey
s, and three
The Spain international began against Huesca on Sunday – Lionel Messi played his 500thLa Liga
match for Barca in that fixture – and will presently hit an achievement of his own in the 4-0 victory at Granada.
It will be Busquets' 396th LaLiga appearance, with the defensive midfielder having scored nine goals and gave 25 assists.
177 appearances for him in the Champions League, 64 matches in the Copa del Rey, 15 Supercopa de Espana matches, five FIFA Club World Cup games and three UEFA Super Cup appearances are the summary of the rest of his tally.
He is the fourth player to arrive at the milestone for the Catalans, after Xavi (767), Messi (752), and Andres Iniesta (674). Like Busquets, those players all moved on from the club's famous youth foundation
Koeman's men earned their fourth progressive away success in the league against Granada. This win has decreased the gap between them and Real Madrid to two points, who play Osasuna later.
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