Twitter reacts to magical Messi display; Gary Lineker hails Argentine star 'The Messiah'

Gary Lineker

There weren't enough superlatives to describe Lionel Messi's fantastic display against Bayern Munich, but Twitter gave it a good go...

Lionel Messi was truly sensational, as he found the keys to finally unlock the Bayern Munich defence.

A great clinical finish in the 77th minute, followed by a sublime, magical goal from the Argentine maestro in the 80th, chipping arguably the best goalkeeper in the world, marked his wonderful display.

Just to top things off, his impact on the game and the result, was crowned by an assist, as Neymar scored the third for Barcelona in stoppage time.

Messi's display left countless observers hailing the exceptional talent, he so majestically displayed at the Camp Nou.

A genuine recital from the 28-year-old superstar, which left BBC pundit Gary Lineker, drooling at such a fantastic performance, not least with his final tweet...

The superlatives didn't end there. Spanish football pundits were also in awe of the performance from Messi, as they tweeted their reactions to his goals and electrifying show...

And the final word? Well, none other than Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, who reacted with the following tweet...

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