10 months Messi fires Barca to eighth La Liga title MB |Sports
Lionel Messi clinched an eighth La Liga title for Barcelona in 11 seasons on Saturday as he scored the only goal in a 1-0 win at home to Levante. The Argentine star struck his league-leading 34th goal of the campaign after coming off the bench for the second half to help Barca wrap up the title with three games remaining. Barca hold a nine-point lead over second-placed Atletico Madrid, but the Catalans cannot be overtaken thanks to their superior head-to-head record. Barcelona’s Argentinian forward Lionel Messi with the La Liga trophy (LLUIS GENE / AFP) It is Barca’s ... more