Lionel Messi became one of the best players in the history of the football world. This agile man from Argentina has given many trophies to the team he defended. Not only that, but he also has accumulated many individual titles that are no less prestigious.
His quality is proven again in the match against Real Betis. The Spanish League 28th match between Real Betis against Barcelona, which was held at Benito Villamarin Stadium, ended with a score of 1-4. Lionel Messi’s hat trick and a goal from Luis Suarez could only be scored by Loren Moron.
Lionel Messi stole the attention of the world when successfully scored three goals at once to the host goal. Having such a player, Valverde claimed to be proud and also amazed by the appearance of his players. Valverde considered Messi to appear extraordinary. He even claimed if we were lucky to be able to see a figure like Messi.
“We were all very lucky to live in a time when Messi played football. Tonight we have seen how the public reacted when Messi was on the pitch,”
“Even though he made them suffer tonight, the reaction from Real Betis’ fans shows how much they enjoyed Messi’s performance,” Valverde said
Yes, Messi received so extraordinary response from the host supporters. Although things like this are not the first time he got, it could be seen if the presence of the player was able to enchant anyone who saw it.
That moment happened just when he scored the third goal for la Blaugrana. Continuing Ivan Rakitic’s pass, Messi cleverly made a bouncing kick which Paul Lopez failed to push away because he had already advanced.
Receiving such an extraordinary response, Messi claimed to be very happy and did not forget to thank all Real Betis fans.
“I’m grateful for the response from the fans. Every time we come to this stadium they treat us very well, very grateful. Most importantly, we are happy for a very important victory,” said Lionel Messi.
After scoring a hat-trick, Lionel Messi was also a successful personal record. His hat-trick made him reach the positive record of his former Spanish rivals, Cristiano Ronaldo, while still in Real Madrid’s uniform. According to statistical records, Messi managed to reach the achievements of the Cr7 which had scored 34 hat-tricks with the most total in La Liga history.
Besides that, Messi now becomes a Barcelona player who won the most wins in official matches. With a record of 477 victories, Messi was able to surpass the record previously held by Xavi Hernandez. Messi also recorded the record with fewer appearances. The Argentine striker was able to record 477 wins in 674 matches.
Arturo Vidal who was a partner of the star’s team was also amazed by this genius’ appearance. Reporting from the Mirror, Vidal said,
“We have to enjoy the game. His talents will never be repeated in the world. He is amazing. “
Besides his teammate, Xavi Hernandez also revealed his admiration for Messi and said if he was the greatest player in history.
“Every day, Messi is a better player. He is extraordinary. In my opinion, he is the best player in history, not only for now but in history,”
“What he did was really impressive. In every game, he can make the difference, in every game, 12 years ago. “
His appearance against Real Betis really proved who Lionel Messi is.