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Leo Messi: 'We needed a match like that'

March 13, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
Lionel Messi took to China's social media Tencet Weibo Wednesday to address his fans for the first time since scoring two first-half goals to power Barcelona to a 4-0 Champions League round of 16 win over AC Milan, according to reports.

"I am so happy!" Spanish media reported as his message. "I know that we could get the win. We needed a great match to pass on to the quarterfinal and we did it."

On Tuesday, the club hailed by many as soccer's best-ever faced a challenge no club ...

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