Juventus legend Christian Vieri has hailed Barcelona’s Lionel Messi as the Harry Potter of football.
Messi was instrumental in his side win against the Italian giant in there UEFA Champions League clash. He assisted Ousmane Dembele and also scored from the spot kick.
The six-time Ballon d’Or winner made a game-high five key passes and 65 passes in the opposition half as Barca improved to six points in Group G.
Vieri, who won Serie A with Juve in 1996-97 and was a 49-time Italy international, lauded Messi’s contribution in Turin.
HE IS A MAGICIAN
“An amazing Barcelona, there was no game. They could’ve scored six, seven goals easily. They played fantastic,” he told CBS Sports.
“Messi is a magician, he’s the Harry Potter of soccer and when he stops playing, I’m throwing my TVs away. I’m not going to work no more on TV, I’m going to watch Netflix, that’s it, because when he stops there’s nothing else to watch.”
Meanwhile, Juventus forward, Alvaro Morata had three goals ruled out for offside during the match.