Lionel Messi revelled in Barcelona’s El Clasico victory over LaLiga titleholders Actual Madrid as he shared his pleasure on social media.
LaLiga leaders Barca struck a significant blow in Madrid’s title defence with a Three-Zero win on the 10-man hosts Saturday.
Luis Suarez, Messi and Aleix Vidal scored within the second half as Barca moved 14 factors away from the Spanish champions heading into the mid-season break.
Messi – who grew to become LaLiga’s main scorer in opposition to Madrid together with his 17th objective courtesy of a penalty on the Santiago Bernabeu – used Fb to have a good time.
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Qué lindo finalizar el año con una importante victoria en el Clásico. ¡Un abrazo y felices fiestas para todos! Nice to…
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner wrote: “Great to end the year with an important win in El Clasico! Hugs and Merry Christmas to you all!”
Barca are 9 factors away from second-placed Atletico Madrid after 17 rounds.
Messi has performed a starring position with a LaLiga-high 15 objectives.