Six of the best for Pedro
Pedro Rodriguez has become part of the history of FC Barcelona. With his goal in the semi-final of the World Club Cup, the Canary Islander has scored in the six official tournaments that the Club has taken part in.
In the 67th minute in the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, Pedro Rodriguez received a superb pass
from Iniesta to fire past Mexican keeper Vilar. The goal put the result of the match beyond doubt
and qualified Barça for Saturday’s final.
A spectacular achievement
The symbolic and statistical value of the goal probably outweighs its
value in the match itself. In his first full season in the senior squad, Pedro has achieved
something that will be difficult to repeat for any player at any club.
Four hectic months
It all began in Bilbao on 16th August. His goal in the Spanish Super
Cup was the starting point for a glorious four-month run that would end this afternoon in Abu
Dhabi, with additional goals in the European Super Cup, the league, the Spanish Cup and the
The home-grown winger has scored ten goals so far this season: 3 in the league, 2
in the Cup, 2 in the Champions League, 1 in the Spanish Super Cup, 1 in the European Super Cup and
1 in the World Club Cup.
complete statistics of Pedro Rodriguez
Better than Giovanni and Messi
Brazilian midfielder Giovanni Silva holds a similar record. In the 1997-98 season, he scored nine
goals in the league, 4 in the Champions League, 2 in the Spanish Cup, 2 in the Spanish Super Cup
and 1 in the European Super Cup.
This season, Leo Messi has scored in the league, the Cup, the Spanish Super Cup, the
Champions League and the World Club Cup.