On Sunday evening, ITV4 will be showing live coverage of Barca’s visit to Betis as the Spanish giants continue their pursuit of the La Liga title.
The coverage will provided UK viewers their first-ever opportunity to watch Messi play in a La Liga match on a free-to-air basis.
Lionel Messi will appear in La Liga action on UK free-to-air television on Sunday evening
The Argentine star will be in live action on ITV4 as Barcelona make the trip to Real Betis
ITV4 will be showing one live match per round from now until the end of the season.
Real Betis are the only side to have defeated Barca at the Nou Camp this season following a 4-3 win in November.
And the Catalan club will be looking to avenge that shock defeat from earlier in the season.
Pre-match coverage of the clash begins on ITV4 at 7.30pm.