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Busquets could break a historical mark in the Copa del Rey

Published:3/01/2023 - 14:05h

Updated:3/01/2023 - 14:05h

Sergio Busquets could become the player with the most Copa del Rey titles alone. He currently leads this record jointly with Lionel Messi, Gerard Piqué and Agustín Gainza

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The FC Barcelona already prepares for his first commitment in the Glass of the King of the season 2022/23. The culés will initiate his career in the tournament with the visit to the Intercity in the round of dieciseisavos of final, one carries that it will contest to only party, for which already has given to know to the referee of the crash and that will not have the use of the videoarbitraje, that only will be available from the quarter-finals. The competition also could be historical for one of the effective Barcelona.

It treats of Sergio Busquets. The captain of the picture culé can turn into the player that in more occasions has won the tournament in case to go out victorious in this edition. To date, the midfield player has raised the trophy in seven opportunities, the same that other two ex captains of the team culé, Lionel Messi and Gerard Hammered, by what the one of Badia could remain in solitary like the winning maximum of the tournament.

Previously, the three quoted players already had equalised the record left by Agustín Gainza, historical figure of the Athletic Club of Bilbao. Now, the culés will initiate a new edition of the tournament in the stadium Rico Pérez of Alicante with the possibility that 'Busi' can do with the trophy, that would be the first that would raise already like first captain of the Barcelona team, that also would be the first after the arrival of Xavi Hernández to the bench.

Busquets in the Glass of Rey

The midfield player, that has been part of one of the best generations of the Catalan team, has been present in the celebrations of seven titles coperos in the editions 2008-09, 2011-12, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2020-21, this last under the direction of Ronald Koeman, that also has been the only trophy reached by the Barcelona team in the present decade, by what the culés will look for to carry a glass to his vitrinas that does not arrive from does almost two years.

The balance of 'Busi' in the Glass of Rey has been positive along the 76 meetings that has contested dressing the elastic Barcelona, leaving 51 victories, 10 ties and 15 defeats. The occasion luce favourable to reach the title, all time that this could be the last season of the midfield player with the Barcelona, that would put end to a cycle that initiated in the year 2008, although the directive still could convince him.

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