Brilliant Messi scores hat-trick as Barcelona beat Deportivo La Coruna

  • Lionel Messi showed why he is regarded as one of the greatest footballers of his generation, scoring a hat-trick to lead a dominating Barcelona to a 4-0 victory over Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday, January 18, according to media reports.

    This was the Argentine forward’s 30th hat-trick of his career in Barcelona, who are now only one point behind Real Madrid in the La Liga.

    Messi scored in the 10th, 33rd and 62nd minutes, the only other goal in the match coming in the 83rd minute in the form of an own goal.

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