Lionel Messi covered an enrapturing performance for Barcelona by scoring and honoring the late Diego Maradona in Sunday’s La Liga conflict with Osasuna. The 33-year-old Blaugrana captain fixed a 4-0 win for his side with a dazzling goal and celebrated by uncovering the Argentine legend’s famous Newell’s Old Boys jersey under his shirt.
Barcelona organized a prevailing performance the entire game inside Camp Nou, scoring their initial goal in a rough way through Martin Braithwaite in the 29th-minute. after 11 minutes, Antoine Griezmann crushed home a half volley for the host’s second of the afternoon.
Philippe Coutinho added a third in the early minutes of the second half before Lionel Messi crushed home from outside Osasuna’s penalty box for the final goal of the game. The Barcelona superstar ran off to celebrate by taking off his shirt to uncover Newell’s Old Boys kit with Diego Maradona’s No. 10.
With his goal, Messi set another record. He is currently the outright top scorer in a single European league (448), outperforming Joseph Bican’s record of 447 goals. Watch the full feature of the game including his moment below:
The highlights from a special victory for @FCBarcelona! 💙❤️
— LaLigaTV (@LaLigaTV) November 29, 2020