Argentine super Lionel Messi the star of FC Barcelona beats the Brazilian striker Roberto Firmino and the Dutch defender Matthijs de Ligt In the Champions League race. According to the official account of the Champions League on the social networking site “Twitter”, Lionel Messi won the award of the best player in the quarterfinal tour of the UEFA Champions League.
Lionel Messi contributed to Barcelona’s semi-final after scoring two goals and leading Barça to a 3-0 victory over Manchester United at Camp Nou.
Messi competed for the award with three other players, Firmino (Liverpool), De Ligt (Ajax) and South Korean Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur).
Barcelona is scheduled to meet Liverpool while Tottenham clash with Ajax in the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League.
Brazilian Ronaldinho Barcelona legend sees that the Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 victory over Manchester City in the quarter-final of the Champions League proves that the London team is capable of winning the Champions League this season.
Ronaldinho said in remarks quoted by the newspaper “Daily Star”: “Why does not Tottenham win the Champions League? Is it because they have no history in the competition, or because they have not won it before? “
Ronaldinho explained: “The team result against Manchester City one of the best teams in the world, has proved that Tottenham is capable of competing against the best teams.”
Ronaldinho continued: “After the victory over Manchester City in the going will believe in their ability to qualify for the semi-finals, and if they played at the full level may be achieving the title.”