What Kieran Trippier Said About Lionel Messi's Performance Is Spot On

Everyone - we mean everyone - was in awe of Lionel Messi's masterful performance in the Champions League including Spurs full-back Kieran Trippier.

Messi was in frightening form on Wednesday night against Spurs. He was unplayable; creating opportunities and scoring goals.

Mauricio Pochettino hailed his fellow compatriot, calling him 'unbelievable' and Trippier was also star struck.

Messi and Trippier duel for the ball. Image: PA
Messi and Trippier duel for the ball. Image: PA

The England international started at right-back and was tasked with marking Messi.

But the Bury-native was unable to contain Messi, admitting he had an 'unbelievable' game and is 'magic to watch'.

"He was unbelievable in the game. We all know the quality of a player and when he's in that form he's magic to watch," Trippier said to BT Sports.

Messi ran Trippier ragged at times but it's hard to fault the 28-year-old defender because Messi is the GOAT after all.

The Barcelona skipper received adulation on social media following his 'Man of the Match' performance.

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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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