LIONEL MESSI believes Barcelona have taken a major step towards La Liga glory after their dramatic win over Real Madrid.
Yesterday’s result should set up a thrilling end to the domestic campaign in Spain and Messi is now confident they can beat their fierce rivals to the trophy.
“There is still a long way to go but we came away with the joy of having taken an important step”
Barcelona icon Lionel Messi
“We went to the Bernabeu looking for a win to keep ourselves in the battle for the La Liga title,” Messi wrote on his official Facebook account.
“There is still a long way to go but we came away with the joy of having taken an important step.”
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique, meanwhile, has hailed Messi as the greatest ever following his heroics last night.
Enrique said: “He’s the best of all time, and I’ve seen many football videos.