"Lionel Messi Is The Best I've Ever Seen," Says Mats Hummels After Messi Masterclass

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Lionel Messi produced another masterclass against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League match which impressed Mats Hummels. He called him the 'best ever'.

Written By Sujay Chakraborty | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Lionel Messi was once again at his flawless best as he guided Barcelona to a 3-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday night. The Argentine scored a goal and assisted the other two. He helped Barcelona secure their place in the last 16 of the Champions League. Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels seemed to be impressed with Messi's performance. He branded Messi as the best player he's ever seen.

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Barcelona vs Dortmund: Lionel Messi masterclass stuns Mats Hummels

It was a rather comfortable night for Barcelona at the Camp Nou. The home side dominated proceedings for much of the game. After Luis Suarez put them ahead in the 29th minute, Lionel Messi scored another (after 4 minutes) after a mistake by Mats Hummels. The centre-back played the ball straight to Frenkie de Jong, leading to a quick one-two between Messi and Suarez for an easy finish for the Argentine. Messi then assisted Antoine Griezmann in the second half for Barcelona's third. 

In the post-match interview, Mats Hummels was full of praise for Lionel Messi. The German admitted that Lionel Messi is the best footballer he has ever seen and it's very difficult to mark the Argentine.

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Lionel Messi, who donned the Barcelona shirt for the 700th time, had another memorable outing as he netted against his 34th opponent in the Champions League. He left behind Cristiano Ronaldo and Raul in the process.

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The result leaves Dortmund on seven points. They are tied with Inter Milan heading into the final matchday in Group F. Meanwhile, Barcelona are through to the next round for the 13th consecutive season.

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