FC Barcelona could not draw inspiration from Lionel Messi as they were knocked out of the UEFA champions league competition yesterday after throwing a three goals advantage to English giants, Liverpool, at Anfield during the semi-final second leg.
Their ever reliable talisman, Lionel Messi, was unable to conjure something out of the tie even though they needed just a goal to make it to the final of the elite competition.
As a result of their unimpressive feat yesterday, five times Ballon d’Or winner, Lionel Messi, has now thrown away a comfortable lead a record of four times.
- The Argentine lost a 4-1 ballon d’ or lead to his eternal rival, Cristiano Ronaldo.
- He equally bottled a 3-1 UEFA Champions League(UCL) lead to Juventus
- Also, he lost a 76-69 UCL all-time goals lead to his rival, Cristiano Ronaldo.
- He also lost a 4-1 UCL lead to AS Roma
- With the most recent being his 3-0 UCL lead vs Liverpool