- Lionel Messi struck a brilliant free-kick for Barcelona against Liverpool in the UCL
- And the goal has been named as the best of the tournament in the 2018/19 Champions League
- Barcelona won the semifinal first leg match against Liverpool 3-0, but lost the return tie 4-0
Lionel Messi's superb free kick against Premier League giants Liverpool has been crowned as the best Champions League goal of the season.
The Barcelona superstar netted an incredible goal against Liverpool at the Camp Nou in his side's Champions League semifinal first leg encounter.
Messi sent a dipping, swerving shot from 30-yards over the Liverpool wall and into the top corner with goalkeeper Alisson unable to make a save.
But having scored twice against Liverpool which powered Barcelona to a 3-0 win, the Spanish champions were tipped to reach the final in Madrid.
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Barcelona however suffered an embarrassing 4-0 defeat against Jurgen Klopp's men in the return leg at Anfield as Liverpool made it to the final and also beat Spurs 2-0 to win the title.
And despite the agony of missing out on another Champions League final, Messi can at least take some consolation with this prize of the best goal.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Lionel Messi in a recent interview revealed that his second son Mateo, celebrates when Real Madrid scores to annoy his elder brother Thiago.
Messi has been a part of the historic rivalry between Barcelona and their fiercest rival, and have appeared in the most number of games scoring most goals too.
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