Messi at the double as Barcelona crush AC Milan 4-0 to recover from 1st leg deficit

Barcelona 4 – AC Milan 0 (Agg. 2-4) (Champions League last 16 second leg, March 12, 2013) (Alternative highlightsLonger highlights.) It took Lionel Messi just 5 minutes to lash home the opener into the top corner to send the Nou Camp wild. Seconds after Mbaye Niang had hit the post, Lionel Messi made it 2-0 Barcelona and level on aggregate. After the break David Villa curled home the third. With Milan still pushing forward, in injury time Barcelona caught them on the break, Jordi Alba finishing the tie off.

Lionel Messi’s Golazo opener v AC Milan (Alternative video).

GIF: Lionel Messi’s Golazo opener v AC Milan.

Picture. Just the five AC Milan players were around Lionel Messi when he scored.

Should Barcelona have had a penalty for an Abate foul on Pedro?

Andres Iniesta hits the bar v AC Milan.

Abbiati saves Xavi long ranger.

GIF: Mbaye Niang hits the post v Barcelona.

GIF: Lionel Messi 2nd goal v AC Milan.

GIF. 3-0 Barcelona: David Villa v AC Milan.

GIF: The Xavi pass for David Villa goal v AC Milan.

Sergio Busquets air shot v AC Milan.

Jordi Alba’s sensational tackle v AC Milan.

GIF. 4-0 Barcelona. Jordi Alba v AC Milan.

LOLZ! The lone AC Milan fan in the Barcelona end for the 4th goal!!!

Gerard Pique post AC Milan 4-0 win interview.

Andres Iniesta Tweets celebratory picture from inside Barcelona dressing room.