Record breakers Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo to clash in El Clasico

Barcelona and Real Madrid are set to meet in a potential La Liga title decider on Sunday at the Santiago Bernabeu.

updated: March 23, 2014 10:19 IST
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Madrid: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have rewritten the record books time and again in recent years as they have lifted Barcelona and Real Madrid to an era of unprecedented dominance in La Liga. (Also read: Neymar heads for El Clasico as 'one of world's best')

With both sides set to meet in a potential title decider on Sunday at the Santiago Bernabeu, AFP Sports looks at their most recent achievements and what records could fall in the 227th El Clasico.

- A week after surpassing Paulino Alcantara to become Barca's all-time leading scorer in all competitions with 371 goals, Messi can also become the outright lead for goals scored in Clasicos as he is currently tied with Real legend Alfredo di Stefano on 18 from 26 appearances.

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