I certainly hope that shoe-kissing will not become the new celebratory signature for Messi. A brilliant game for Barcelona, but you gotta draw the line somewhere.
What now for United? The wheels came off for the Red Devil Express. Ronaldo fizzled after the first ten; Rooney was busy playing defense, and across the pitch it was Barcelona that controlled the ball and the game.
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Ferguson won’t make the same mistake twice. Next time these two meet, you can count on a physical game.
Until then, Guardiola and gang have proved themselves the best team on the planet.
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