Fan’s Lionel Messi Thread Shows Every Time Barcelona 'Needed Him And He Delivered'
A Barcelona fan produced a comprehensive thread defending Lionel Messi from the 'harsh criticism' that he has received in the Champions League.
The Spanish club managed to secure a 1-1 draw in their away tie to Napoli last week, despite being reduced to 10 men.
And Messi was heavily criticised for his showing in the first-leg round-of-16 clash, with one fan producing a thread to highlight his 'disasterclass performance.'
Twitter user Qam has now launched a staunch defence for the 32-year-old Argentine forward and spotlighted "all those times when the club needed him and he delivered."
Barcelona dropped points last weekend after they suffered a 2-0 defeat to fierce rivals Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Los Blancos left-back Marcelo produced a stunning last-ditch tackle to deny Messi from scoring deep into the second half.
The six-time Ballon d'Or winner has failed to score in El Clasico since fierce rival Cristiano Ronaldo left Madrid for Juventus in 2018.
Barca will return to La Liga action on Saturday when they clash with Real Sociedad at the Camp Nou.
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