However, Lionel Messi's first PSG goal is not the only talking point from the match last night. There was a moment when PSG was defending a free-kick and Messi's defending got many people talking. When Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez was preparing the free-kick, Messi laid on the ground behind the wall to help stop the free-kick.
The image of Lionel Messi lying behind the wall and helping on defensive duties has drawn enormous respect from football fans all over the world. To them, it shows how humble Messi can be with some even saying "Messi doesn't know he is Lionel Messi."
This came as a huge surprise to many with Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand saying that he would not let Messi lie down while he was on the team.
Even Messi's teammates were surprised by the action of the 6-time ballon d'Or winner. In his Instagram stories, Messi teammate Neymar posted a photo of the rare moment showing his surprise.
Neymar posted a photo of him looking at Messi while on the ground with the caption - "Que haces ahi Leo Messi?" which translates to What are you doing there Leo Messi?
The picture also shows Ander Herera also puzzled as he stared at Lionel Messi who was down on the ground willingly. This forced some fans to start the comparison as to whether Cristiano Ronaldo would do the same. Anyways, this gesture shows one of the numerous qualities Messi which makes him the best - humility.
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