Messi hits a hat-trick against Atletico

Atletico Madrid 1 – Barcelona 3 (Cope Del Rey, January 6, 2009) Leo Messi gave Barca the early lead at Atletico Madrid after receiving a beautiful pass in the build up from Danny Alves. And it was the same story after the break, Messi doubling Barca’s advantage from the penalty spot. Atletico pulled a goal back when Tomas Ujfalusi scored from a corner but ten minutes from time Messi completed his hat-trick after showing off supreme skill, to restore Barca’s two goal advantage.