Barcelona's Lionel Messi make the 'extraordinary look routine' - Ernesto Valverde

Inter Target Lozano Reveals Dream Of Playing For Barcelona

Ivan Rakitic lifted a delicate ball over the PSV backline that Messi dispatched with a fine first-time finish on the run to make it 3-0 and, after Umtiti received a second yellow for impeding Hirving Lozano, he latched on to a clever Suarez flick and emphatically capped off his treble. "I have to do my best to try and help us win", the Mexican winger insisted.

If the World Cup had given the impression that Lionel Messi was slipping down soccer's pecking order, the Argentine star made it clear he remains at the top of his game.

Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Spanish La Liga champions Barcelona on Tuesday night, September 18, began their campaign in the 2018/19 Champions League will an emphatic 4-0 win over visiting PSV Eindhoven.

Among the teams in the tournament are some of the very best footballers in the world, such as Messi and Ronaldo, who have both scored more than 100 goals in the tournament.

The first goal of the 2018-19 Champions League group stage was a stunner from one of the all-time greats.

Inter Target Lozano Reveals Dream Of Playing For Barcelona
Lionel Messi, Ousmane Dembele Score Stunning Goals In Barcelona Vs. PSV

Messi once again failed in his bid to lift the World Cup trophy this summer in Russian Federation, where he did not play at his best and Argentina lost to France in the round of 16.

Schalke marked their return to the competition after a three-year absence with a 1-1 draw at home to Porto.

Roberto Firmino scores stoppage time victor as Liverpool edge PSG in Champions League.

Liverpool top Group C after substitute Roberto Firmino struck a brilliant stoppage-time victor in their 3-2 defeat of Paris Saint-Germain at Anfield. "But we have 10 other players who also contributed to the victory".

After missing the majority of last season injured following his €105 million move from Borussia Dortmund, the French forward has scored the key goal in narrow wins over Sevilla, Real Valladolid and Real Sociedad.

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