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Lionel Messi breaks Champions League record as teenagers give Barcelona hope for the future

Lionel Messi has turn into the primary participant to attain in 16 consecutive Champions League seasons after netting in Barcelona ‘s 5-1 win over Hungarian facet Ferencvaros on Tuesday.

The Argentine struck a first-half penalty for the Catalan membership on the Camp Nou for what was his 116th profession aim within the match. Solely Manchester United nice Ryan Giggs has scored in 16 Champions League seasons however the Welshman’s run was not in consecutive years.
Messi’s newest record-breaking achievement comes after new supervisor Ronald Koeman mentioned his performances “could possibly be higher” this season. The membership captain actually responded in model.
The 33-year-old neatly dispatched his spot kick after being fouled on the finish of a trademark run and appeared a potent menace all through the evening. Barcelona followers have been additionally given hope for the long run after two youngsters acquired on the scoresheet.
Lionel Messi breaks Champions League record as teenagers give Barcelona hope for the future
The spectacular Ansu Fati, 17, turned the primary participant beneath the age of 18 to attain two Champions League targets after scoring Barcelona’s second. Philippe Coutinho then added a 3rd earlier than 17-year-old Pedri netted his first aim for the membership.
The Spaniard arrived on the Nou Camp from Las Palmas this season and has impressed throughout his handful of video games for the membership. A late aim by Ousmane Dembele capped off a profitable evening for Barcelona which has struggled for consistency this season.
Koeman’s facet misplaced to Getafe on the weekend in its first La Liga defeat of the season however the brand new supervisor might be buoyed by Tuesday’s show, particularly given the encouraging indicators from the brand new technology of stars.
The one down facet on the evening got here as Gerard Pique was despatched off for giving freely a penalty within the second half, which implies the defender might be suspended for Barca’s subsequent European tie. The spot kick was transformed by Igor Kharatin to briefly carry the scores to 3-1.
Barca might be examined additional in its remaining Group G video games with a mouthwatering tie in opposition to Serie A giants Juventus subsequent. It is a fixture that can hopefully see Messi lock horns with fierce rival Cristiano Ronaldo, who’s isolating after testing optimistic for Covid-19.

Hassan Zia is an accomplished News writer & working journalist in the industry for over 5 years. At Pakistan print media he established his skills in writing and publishing multiple news stories of daily reporting beats ranging from crime, drama, business, entertainment. An activist at heart Zia believes in sensitizing audiences on issues of social justice and equality. Using powerful technique of storytelling on humanistic themes: women, children, labor, peace & diversity etc. his work underpins the causes he’s concerned about. Besides being known for his activism and community work Zia is also associated with renowned universities as a visiting faculty member for over 3 years now. His academic background is a Masters in Mass in Communication.

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