If Claudio Bravo, goalkeeper of Manchester City, under the spotlight due to fatal errors, unlike the case with Lionel Messi, Barcelona striker. Messi received attention because it asserts itself as the king of the Champions League thanks torehannya hat trick against Manchester City, Thursday.

Lionel Messi scored a hat trick against Manchester City in the game. The hat trick was the seventh Messi hat-trick in the Champions League. Messi topped the list of players who've scored three goals in a Champions League match.

Argentine surpass Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid striker who is also his rival. Ronaldo has scored five hat-trick in this event. Throughout his career, Messi has scored 37 hat-trick for Barcelona.

Messi scored his first goal at minute - 17 after utilizing slipping of Fernandinho in the penalty area Manchester City. Messi then outwit Claudio Bravo before the ball into the empty goal.

Messi then beat Willy Caballero - minute 61 with a shot to the lower right. Eight minutes later, Messi finished bait pull Luis Suarez in the penalty box to fulfill trigolnya.

Nicks three goals against Manchester City also confirmed Messi as the player most fertile in the Champions League home games. The record was previously held by Raul Gonzalez, a former striker of Real Madrid and Schalke 04, Raul incised 49 goals in the Champions League home games.

'' Leonel Messi is the best player of all time. Let's hope he stays with us forever, '' said Ivan Rakitic, Barcelona midfielder, in Fcbarcelona.com.

Lionel Messi also confirms its status as a terror for English clubs. Messi has scored 16 goals against English clubs in the Champions League of 13 matches. Britain is a country whose club most often uprooted by Messi in the Champions League.

'' Messi is the best player in the world, so he made a difference. When he gets the ball, he's always doing something, a goal or assist, '' said Nolito, Manchester City winger in mancity.

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