VIDEO: Lionel Messi hugged by a pitch invader during Barcelona v Atlético Madrid

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Lionel Messi hugged by a pitch invader during Barcelona v Atlético Madrid
Messi… Hugged (Image: YouTube/arapskaliga2)

Barcelona thumped Atlético Madrid 4-1 at the Camp Nou, a game which saw Lionel Messi hugged by a pitch invader as well as the striker’s 89th and 90th goals of the calendar year.

Clearly delighted, a fan managed to gain access to the pitch during injury time and hug the great Messi himself before being escorted out of the stadium by the stewards.

Watch a video of the Messi hug below:

No stranger to these incidents, while playing for Argentina the Barca forward also shook hands with a German fan in August:

… and even signed a young pitch invader’s shirt before the boy was removed from the pitch during a match against Mexico:

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