Liverpool Fans Have Brilliant Theory Explaining Lionel Messi's Anonymous First Half Performance

Is Lionel Messi's game a bit off tonight? Well, some fans certainly think so and they have a theory explaining his underwhelming first-half performance.

Messi had the chance to level the game following Divock Origi's opener, but he fluffed his lines from inside Liverpool's box.

Joel Matip brilliantly intercepted Messi when it seemed like an equalising goal was destined.

The Liverpool defender prevented him from scoring and fans reckon the Argentine maestro was still reeling from his early exchange with Andy Robertson.

The Scottish full-back left one early on Messi in the opening stages. He shoved his head in an aggressive manner with the Barcelona skipper clearly unhappy.

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Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

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