- Romelu Lukaku's mum Adolphine was over-joyous when she met Barcelona star Lionel Messi
- Manchester United were beaten 1-0 at Old Trafford by Barcelona in a Champions League game
- The second leg of the quarter final will be played at the Camp Nou on Tuesday, April 16
Romelu Lukaku's mum Adolphine was star-struck when she met Lionel Messi shortly after Manchester United's match against Barcelona.
A video clip showed that she could barely contain her emotions when she met the five-time Ballon d'Or winner.
Mess captained his side to victory at Old Trafford as Barca took a one-goal lead back to the Camp Nou for second leg Champions League quarter final clash.
Adolphine giggled like a little girl as she posed for a photo with Messi and then they shared a warm embrace.
The United striker's mum muttered 'Messi, Messi, Messi' while shaking her head in disbelief as they hugged it out.
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It was a moment for the Argentine international to look back at fondly after a rare below par against the Red Devils.
The 31-year-old was below his best performance and nursed a bloody eye and nose after taking an elbow in the face from United defender Chris Smalling.
Messi will be hoping to get back to his best and defend their lead in the reverse fixture at the Camp Nou on Tuesday, April 16.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has netted 64 of his 125 goals in the Champions League in the knockout stages of the competition.
The Portuguese talisman is currently the highest goal scorer in the competition than Barcelona's Lionel Messi.
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