LIONEL MESSI scored an absolute wondergoal during his hat-trick for Barcelona today – and fans are convinced he’s now officially the greatest of all time.
The Argentine legend, 31, scored three during Barca’s 4-1 win over Real Betis, including a sensational, silky chip.
Picking up the ball on the left-hand side of the box, Messi somehow managed to chip the keeper, with his left foot into the far right corner in a mind-boggling feat of skill.
The audacious effort magnificently drifted into the net leaving jaws on the floor across the globe – having already scored twice in the first half, including a beautiful free-kick.
Now fans say the long-running Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo argument is over – with the Barcelona man stealing the title.
One fan wrote: “I swear I don’t know how people mention other footballers name in the same sentence as this bloke.”
Another said: “Greatest player of all time, no debate.”
A third claimed: “Last name Ever, first name Greatest.”
Here’s how Twitter reacted to the simply sensational strike…
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