Leo Messi, the FC Barcelona forward, has been named the LaLiga Santander Player of the Month for September. The Argentine scoops the first prize of the 2018/19 season after an impressive start to the campaign which saw his side go top of the standings.
Barça’s number 10 scored three of his six goals in LaLiga Santander. He scored FC Barcelona’s opener and ended up with a brace in the 8-2 triumph against SD Huesca. He also scored his side’s first in the 2-2 draw with Girona FC. Added to his goals he provided four assists.
Messi will receive the prize in front of his own fans at the Camp Nou before FC Barcelona v Sevilla FC on Saturday 20 October at 20:45 CET.