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Sun 29 May 2011 12:32 PM

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Messi dazzles as Barcelona win Champions League

Football star Lionel Messi mesmerises Manchester United into submission as Barcelona claims emphatic 3-1 win

Messi dazzles as Barcelona win Champions League
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League final football match (AFP/Getty Images)
Messi dazzles as Barcelona win Champions League
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates with the trophy at the end of the UEFA Champions League final football match FC Barcelona versus Manchester United, on May 28, 2011 at Wembley stadium in London. Barcelona won 3 to 1 (AFP/Getty Images)
Messi dazzles as Barcelona win Champions League
Barcelona comprehensively outplayed United throughout and took a deserved lead in the 27th minute when Pedro fired home after a brilliant pass from his captain Xavi (Getty Images/ text: Reuters)
Messi dazzles as Barcelona win Champions League
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League final football match (AFP/Getty Images)
Messi dazzles as Barcelona win Champions League
Though Wayne Rooney equalised just seven minutes later on a rare United counter-attack, Barcelona underlined their supremacy in the second half, Messi firing home a sizzler in the 54th minute and then setting up David Villa for the third in the 69th after a typical jinking run into the box (Getty Images/ Text: Reuters)
Messi dazzles as Barcelona win Champions League
Pedro of FC Barcelona (L) lifts the trophy as Barcelona celebrate in front of their fans after victory in the UEFA Champions League final match (Getty Images)
Messi dazzles as Barcelona win Champions League
Manchester United's English forward Wayne Rooney (R) and teammates react at the end of the UEFA Champions League final football match (AFP/Getty Images)
Messi dazzles as Barcelona win Champions League
Eric Abidal (R) of FC Barcelona lifts the trophy and celebrates with teammates after victory in the UEFA Champions League final between FC Barcelona and Manchester United FC at Wembley Stadium on May 28, 2011 in London, England (Getty Images)
Messi dazzles as Barcelona win Champions League
Barcelona supporters celebrate at Canaletas fountain in Barcelona after their team won the UEFA Champions League final football match (AFP/Getty Images)
Messi dazzles as Barcelona win Champions League
Barcelona fans enjoy the atmosphere ahead of the UEFA Champions League final match (Getty Images)