The Argentine superstar, who hadn’t prepared with his clubmates for two weeks because of global obligation and afterward the birth of one-day-old Mateo, was recall off the benc on Saturday night to score the winning goal in circumstances that, considering his capacity, must be portrayed as inescapable.
“Messi was unequivocal,” said Barca manager Luis Enrique. “As he generally is!”
Regardless of the possibility that he hasn’t rested appropriately in days, it appears.
Also, Messi dedicated his winning goal to his second son Mateo, a thumb’s suck as he wheeled away into the Madrid night.
“The game was tough,” conceded Messi, “as it generally is whenever we play against Atlético. Be that as it may, we figured out how to get the 3 points.”