- Lionel Messi hosted a dinner for Barcelona's first team players in his house
- It is understood that the meeting to boost players' morale ahead of Atletico Madrid
- Barcelona are two points behind the league leaders ahead of upcoming tie at Camp Nou
Lionel Messi is not giving up on La Liga title yet as Barcelona trail Atletico Madrid who are top of the table with just two points.
Ronald Koeman's men next game is against Diego Simeone's side and it could be the potential title decider at the Camp Nou
La Blaugrana captain has now invited all of the first team players to his house in a bid to motivate them in winning the crucial game that could land the trophy, Sport Facebook.
All of Lionel Messi's 56 free-kick goals revealed including the one he scored against Nigeria at the World Cup
Barca got their title hopes back on track following when they narrowly defeated Valencia by 3-2 at the Estadio Mestalla.
Messi grabbed a brace including his 56th career free kick to help his side move within two points off Atletico and level on points with Real Madrid.
Barca missed a golden opportunity of going top of the table in their last two outings against Granada 2-1.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Lionel Messi netted his 50th free kick for Barcelona during their 3-2 win over Valencia in La Liga but in total, the Argentina has scored six other times for the national team, Goal, Sport Bible.
The 33-year-old does not look like slowing down in converting set pieces for club and country as he moved one step ahead of his biggest rival in football Cristiano Ronaldo.
Messi has scored free kicks against the biggest sides in La Liga including Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Sevilla, Real Sociedad, Villarreal and the likes.
Legit.ng also reported that Lionel Messi scored a fantastic free-kick to help Barcelona defeat Valencia by 3-2 at the Estadio Mestalla in an entertaining La Liga contest.
Ronald Koeman's men bounced back from a 2-1 defeat to Granada in their last outing to put their title hopes alive.
Valencia drew first blood after it was goalless at half time as former Arsenal star Gabriel Paulista made it 1-0 in the 50th minute with a header.