Barcelona star and captain, Lionel Messi left the world of football in awe yesterday night after scoring a world class hat trick at the Camp Nou agaisnt Celta Vigo and fans quickly made their ways to the social media to praise Messi.
Coming up from a disappointing UEFA Champions League match at home against Slavia Prague, Barcelona rewarded their fans with a thrilling 4 – 1 win at home.
The night belonged to Messi who scored a hat trick, with two of them coming from the free kick spot, one in the first half and the other in the second half.
Messi gave Barca the lead from the penalty spot before Celta Vigo equalized. Messi converted a free kick to make it 2 – 1. In the opening of the second half, Messi scored another free kick before Sergio Busquets scored the fourth, to end the game as 4 – 1.
Barcelona fans who could not curtail their excitement took to twitter to express their happiness and showered praises on the Argentine superstar.
The two free kick goals yesterday night saw Messi equal Cristiano Ronaldo as player to have scored the highest number of free kick goals for a Spanish team (34).
Messi is also two free kicks away from equaling Ronaldo’s tally which stands at 54 while Messi is still on 52.
Barca fans had different ways to shower praises on Lionel Messi and they all did it in different styles.
Here are some of the captured praises below:
It still beats me how someone with good pair of eyes will watch Messi and compare him to any other footballer. Like, the man practically scores goals 4 fun, while also dictating the tempo of the game, make free kicks look like tap-ins. The undisputed 🐐 pic.twitter.com/QnM0S7hZUz
— KOMBO™ 🇳🇬💙❤️ (@ultimate_kombo) November 9, 2019
Messi: Bangs first free kick
Messi: Bangs in second free kick
— F A I T H (@Retiredsars) November 9, 2019
Messi overtakes Ronaldo for most club goals..
Impressive until you realize Ronaldo has over 118 games more than Messi.
I don't Stan a part time GOAT https://t.co/oYi1i3b2YJ
— VALKYRIE™ (@FranciscoGaius) November 9, 2019
Messi has 8 goals this season, Lewandowski has 16. Seriously, I'm still not worried. Messi is Messi 👑 https://t.co/42ySQCB2pE
— ❤💙Rock™ (@staconzy16) November 9, 2019
Karim Benzema to Messi when he sees Messi is just a goal behind him as La Liga Top Goal Scorer and he's also about to steal his only hope of ever winning the pichichi in Spain. pic.twitter.com/CSAW3ERn9c
— W A G S (@Alexedijnr) November 9, 2019
Messi missed out weeks of league games due to injuries but is already a goal behind the top scorer. Lmaooo
— Barca Class Captain. (@LawrenceEbi) November 9, 2019
The moment your defenders foul a Barcelona player behind the eighteen yard box and Messi is there 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/Ea9qpMlBOE
— ECG official 🇬🇭🇬🇭 (@humble_ECG) November 9, 2019
Ronaldo FC were wasting data uploading freekick goals just last week, Messi gave them reality check the following week..
Soon every Ronaldo freekick goal thread on this app will be irrelevant just as his golden boot achievement faded… Messi is just pure savage!! LMAOOO
— Yemi (@Yemihazan) November 9, 2019
7 matches played out of 12:
Second highest goal scorer with 8 goals
Highest assist leader with 4 assists
Highest Big chances created 7
Highest Freekicks scored 4
Highest average rating 8.39
Let’s not talk about your MCM it would be embarrassing
— Church Boy 🐐 (@TheEmmaGriffin) November 9, 2019