The Uruguayan striker returns to Barcelona cathedral, Camp Nou, as Barcelona host Atletico Madrid in La Liga title showdown.
Messi's brace took him to the 25-goal mark, which he hit for the 12th season in a row.
Zidane also said that he hoped Messi woud remain at Barca for the good of Spanish football.
Messi is not expected to consider offers to renew his contract until the end of the season but Laporta has been pulling hard on the heart-strings.
ElClásico is one of the longest-running and heated rivalries in world football and LaLiga's activations highlight the passion and intensity of the game.
Lionel Messi and co will be out of the competition's quarter-finals for the first time since 2006-2007 season.
Mascherano shared the dressing room with Messi in Barcelona between 2010 and 2018.
Athletic Club face Barcelona on Sunday night in the competition’s final at La Cartuja stadium in Seville.
Koeman and his players are expecting a tough night in Bilbao when they face the city’s giants, Athletic Bilbao.
Messi returned to Barcelona’s squad for the match against Huesca after missing the team’s draw with Eibar last week.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi revealed on Saturday that Pep Guardiola and Luis Enrique played an important role in his career with Barcelona.
Lionel Messi scored his team’s winning goal over Levante after 75 minutes to save Barcelona from another negative result.
Messi dragged a nervous Barcelona to a 1-0 win at home to Levante in La Liga on Sunday to cool tensions after a chaotic week at the Catalan club.
Barcelona out-classed Ferencvaros and eased their way to a 3-0 away win on Wednesday for a fifth consecutive Champions League victory.
The Spanish manager extended his contract with Manchester City, which led to many speculations about the transfer of Barcelona star to the Citizens.
The Spanish manager will be looking forward to win Manchester City’s first ever Champions League trophy during his remaining time with the Citizens.
Font believes luring former midfield great Xavi Hernandez back to the club would spark another golden age for the Catalans.
Busquets has been ruled out of Saturday’s La Liga clash away to Atletico Madrid due to a knee injury sustained on international duty with Spain.
Argentina conceded a first-half penalty but recovered to secure a 1-1 draw against Paraguay in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Buenos Aires on Thursday.
Barcelona new signingPedri expressed his happiness to play alongside Barcelona star, Lionel Messi.