The Sound of the crowd is deafening, outside of the Camp Nou as the 2nd leg of this critical semi-final gets underway. I, however, am not outside of the stadium but on the other side of the world. I am sitting in my Japanese class staring at the clock as it ticks past the 11:45am mark and the kick-off ensues. At 11:55am the class is dismissed and I rush out of class, an enraged girlfriend in tow and get home as the 26th minute of the clash highlights Barcelona’s passing brilliance.Watch video highlights at bottom of the page
UEFA Champions League Semi-Finals 2012
Lionel Messi scores five goals in a Champions League match, “amazing!” Therefore I could not be the only one without saying something on behalf of the great Messi and Messi's Five Goals. Professional players from around the world succumbed to Messi's magical feet.
Twitter went off the hook with everyone hailing Messi’s performance. Now you can watch all the goals from this historic match between FC Barcelona and Bayer Leverkusen, and read some tweets from professional players from around the world.
Real Madrid has perfected their ability to consistently lose to FC Barcelona. Real Madrid has become Barcelona’s regular punching bag. We get it, Barcelona is the best team in the world, their bench is amazing, their coach is amazing, and they have the best player on earth (little Messi), so how the hell do we beat these guys? Well, let me tell you how, Real Madrid can beat FC Barcelona!