'King Leo' - Fans react to Lionel Messi's heroic performance

'King Leo' - Fans react to Lionel Messi's heroic performance

Against Lyon, Messi reached Andres Iniesta's record of playing 131 Champions League matches and managed to equal Xavi Hernandez as the player with the most victories for Barcelona with a total of 476.

It was old hat for both managers when they were asked about the exploits of Messi, who both had nothing but massive praise for Barca's No. 10.

"With what happened [Tuesday] with Cristiano and Juventus was really impressive", Messi told FCBarcelona.com.

"He is the best player in the history of the game and he proved it against Atletico Madrid", Mendes said to Gazzetta dello Sport of his client.

The first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals begin on April 9.

On Wednesday, Barcelona take on Lyon in the Champions League round of 16 second leg at the Nou Camp.

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Ronaldo has now scored 23 goals in all competitions for Juventus this season, while Messi has netted 36 goals.

Two weeks later, when the two sides met again in Turin, Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hattrick. We enjoyed a magical night.

Barca were dominant from the start, as Anthony Lopes leaped across goal to plug out Lionel Messi's curling effort on five minutes.

He continued to torment the visitors, gifting defender Pique a sliding tap-in with a lovely pass and then setting up substitute Dembele.

Messi counts Juventus as one of the top candidates standing in his way, but it is not alone. Liverpool has a lot of firepower like it showed against Bayern (Munich).

Messi's Barca could potentially face Ronaldo's Juve in the last eight if the two sides are paired together in Friday's draw for the next round, but the Argentine would not be drawn on who they would prefer to face in the quarterfinals.

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