Tottenham Hotspur fans joke Harry Kane is better than Lionel Messi on Twitter

Messi in Barcelona away shirt

Harry Kane netted his penalty rebound, Lionel Messi didn't.

Lionel Messi was magnificent against Manchester City in the Champions League last night. However, the performance from the Argentine will forever be remembered for what he did in the final minute.

Messi fired his penalty to the left of Joe Hart but it was at a good saving height and the England number one made the save.

But the ball did not fall kindly for City. It bounced up perfectly for Messi to run in and header the ball into the net, left unguarded by the sprawled Hart. However, he rushed, he panicked, he is human. His diving header was poor and trickled harmlessly wide of the post.

From this incident however has seen Tottenham Hotspur fans have a field day.

Their star man Harry Kane scored his 24th goal of the season against West Ham at the weekend, in similar circumstances to the Messi miss.

It was a last minute penalty, Kane saw his effort saved, but the Tottenham star followed his ball up successfully - scoring and maintaining his current position as Spurs hero.

Which saw quite a few Tottenham fans, with tongue firmly in cheek, suggesting that Kane must therefore be the superior player of the two.

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