Lionel Messi's stunning free-kick against Liverpool has been voted the Champions League Goal of the Tournament for 2018/19.
The Argentine maestro curled the ball into the top corner from around 25-metres out, with Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson unable to do anything about the wonder strike. It was a fitting way for the supremely skilled forward to score his 600th goal for Bar
Messi's strike has now been named Goal of the Tournament, with the announcement being made on the official UEFA Champions League social media channels following a fan vote in association with Nissan.
The goal came in Barcelona's semi-final first leg tie against Liverpool at Camp Nou. It was Messi's second strike of the game and put Bar
Messi had plenty of competition for the award, with fans given the chance to vote for Arjen Robben's trademark left-footed strike against Benfica and Ivan Rakitic's stunning half-volley against Tottenham.
Vision, precision and power are epitomised in this brilliant free-kick by Lionel Messi. Did the 2018/19 #UCL's top goalscorer score the Goal of the Tournament?@Oficial_RC3 gives his take on Lionel Messi's splendid #GOTT contender.#InnovateYourGame #GOTW pic.twitter.com/iijI1dTB0c— Nissan Football Lab (@NissanFootball) June 4, 2019