UEFA Champions League record – Lionel Messi has overtaken Raul Gonzalez home record in the Champions League – Messi scored a hat-trick as Barcelona defeated Manchester City 4 – 0 at Camp Nou – He now has more Champions League goals against English clubs than other nations.
- 7 Photos of Cynthia Morgan that will give you instant head turn!
- 10 Valid reasons why you need to stop watching porn today – You’ll be shocked after seeing #1!
- LADIES: 7 things that happen too your vagina when you stop making love
- 11 Dirty secrets women keep from their men
Lionel Messi hat-trick against Manchester City saw him overtake Real Madrid legend Raul Gonzalez for the most number of home goals in the Champions League. The Argentine struck three times as Barcelona defeated Pep Guardiola’s side at Camp Nou.
City were reduced to 10 men in the second half following the dismissal of Claudio Bravo while Barcelona’s Jeremy Matheiu also received a red card close to the end of the match.
Messi’s treble now means that he has scored 50 goals at home in the Champions League, more than any other player in the competition’s history.
‘He [Messi] was decisive,’ said Barca boss Luis Enrique. “He was involved in all the game’s key moments. Messi finishes as if he were playing on the school playground.”
Messi’s treble, plus Neymar’s late strike, sealed the victory for Luis Enrique’s side, who are now five points clear of City at the top of Group C.
According to Opta, Messi has scored more Champions League goals against English clubs than he has against sides from any other nation. Also, Real Madrid (9) are the only team to score more hat-tricks than Lionel Messi (7) in the Champions League.
CLICK HERE to join our BBM Channel for faster updates
TOP POSTS YESTERDAY
- 5 Nigerian male celebrities that got married to older women (With Pictures)
- LADIES: If you do these 9 things, No man can play you!
- 10 Romantic things to do after making love
- LADIES: If you want to know the guy you’re dating is a husband material, ask him these 4 questions!
- LADIES: 13 Occasions when you should wear thongs
- 12 Reasons why you shouldn’t buy the new iPhone 7 (With Pictures)
- 12 Most despicable acts committed by Pablo Escobar – this will shock you! (With Pictures)
- 5 things to do after NYSC – Make sure you see this!
- 12 things you can only see in Dubai (With Pictures)
- 17 Pictures that perfectly describes the job of a Nigerian Police – this swill leave you rolling on the floor!