The First Leo Messi in FC Barcelona History: Paulino Alcántara

The First Leo Messi in FC Barcelona History: Paulino Alcántara

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Hello everyone, and welcome to FCBites, the channel where we go through the history of FC Barcelona. Today, we will re-visit one of the all-time-greats: Paulino Alcántara.

Paulino was an extremely talented player with a very powerful shooting. As an example, his nickname was the “net buster”, after a game with the Spanish national team in Bordeaux, where he literally broke the net after a shot.

Paulino was the first star in FC Barcelona history , where he won two Pyrenees Cup s, ten Catalan championships , and five Spanish Cups. He stills holds the record of the youngest player to ever score a goal for Barcelona in an official match . He was the all-time top scorer for 80 years until Leo Messi surpassed him. To this day, many consider him the greatest asian player to ever play.