However, Messi's second goal left Boateng on his backside after the Argentine ace twisted and turned past him with some brilliant dribbling.
To be fair, the 31-year-old Bayern Munich defender has admitted that he found the funny side of the whole incident.
"That doesn't really affect me. I was laughing at myself. When you fall down or slip in a situation and somebody scores a goal, it's normal," he told ESPN.
"These things happen; it happens to me, it happens to other players, I don't care about these things.
"For me, he's the best player in the world. That's football. Sometimes you look bad or something happens. I'm a defender, that doesn't kill me or anything."
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