Vincent Kompany produced a world class tackle to halt Barcelona’s Lionel Messi [GIF & Vine]

Manchester City were given a lesson in Champions League football by Barcelona last night, on the end of a 2-0 home defeat.

Man City captain Vincent Kompany did do quite a good job of keeping Barcelona’s Lionel Messi quiet.

In the second half, Messi began running at full pelt at the City defence, only to be stopped by a magnificent Vincent Kompant tackle.

A GIF and a Vine of the incident can be seen below: