Messi revels in Clasico win

first_imgReal Madrid v Barcelona Messi: Great to end year with an important win in El Clasico Sacha Pisani 11:29 12/24/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(2) Messi-cropped Getty Images Real Madrid v Barcelona Lionel Messi Real Madrid Barcelona Primera División The Argentine – who became La Liga’s leading scorer against Real Madrid with his 17th goal – used Facebook to celebrate Saturday’s 3-0 win Lionel Messi revelled in Barcelona’s El Clasico victory over LaLiga titleholders Real Madrid as he shared his joy on social media.LaLiga leaders Barca struck a major blow in Madrid’s title defence with a 3-0 win at the 10-man hosts Saturday.Luis Suarez, Messi and Aleix Vidal scored in the second half as Barca moved 14 points clear of the Spanish champions heading into the mid-season break. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Messi – who became La Liga’s leading scorer against Madrid with his 17th goal courtesy of a penalty at the Santiago Bernabeu – used Facebook to celebrate. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner wrote: “Great to end the year with an important win in El Clasico! Hugs and Merry Christmas to you all!”Barca are nine points clear of second-placed Atletico Madrid after 17 rounds.Messi has played a starring role with a LaLiga-high 15 goals.last_img read more