For once, Lionel Messi wasn’t the Barcelona player who dominated the post-match headlines following his side’s remarkable 6-1 victory over Champions League on Wednesday night.
It might be a cliche but Barça had 13 heroes out on the Camp Nou pitch - the 11 who started plus substitutes Sergi Roberto and Andre Gomes - this was a true team effort and a match that those who witnessed it will never, ever forget.
Messi was understood to have been fuming after Barcelona’s 4-0 embarrassing defeat at the Parc des Princes three weeks ago. Embarrassed and humiliated, too. But the five-time Ballon d’Or winner and his teammates secured the most dramatic comeback in Champions League history during the second leg.
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Luis Suarez scored after just three minutes before Barcelona’s advantage on the night was doubled by a Layvin Kurzawa own goal.
Messi then banged in a penalty in the 50th minute, but the tie appeared to be over shortly afterwards when Cavani netted an away goal for the Parisians.
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Angel Di Maria hushed the Camp Nou crowd during the celebrations. He wasn’t the only one who thought it was game, set and match PSG.
Barcelona's epic comeback
However, two goals from the brilliant Neymar - a masterful free-kick and a penalty - in the 88th and 91st minutes made it 5-5 on aggregate.
And then Sergi Roberto, the 76th-minute substitute, scored the winner in the fifth minute of stoppage time to send the Camp Nou into raptures.
Social media exploded - the number of tweets sent in the 60 seconds after the winning goal must be frightening - while Messi’s celebration was also caught on camera.
Watch: Messi's brilliant celebration
And it’s an absolute beauty.
Instead of celebrating with his teammates, Messi runs off behind the goal, up onto the advertising hoardings and celebrates wildly with the Barcelona fans sitting in the first few rows.
Watch Messi's celebration here...
As well as the incredible footage, the photographers nearby also managed to get some spectacular photos.
Check them out…
Messi, after escaping from the arms of the supporters, then ran to Neymar and hugged the Brazilian before celebrating with the rest of his teammates.
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