"Cristiano and Juventus were awesome. I thought Atletico would be stronger, but Juve walked all over them and Cristiano had a magical night", Messi said of his longtime rival to the claim of being the world's best player.
"It could go in the future and the idea had actually matured, only to remain a dream, given the alluring European alternatives, on which Ronaldo could still count".
He had two opportunities to match Ronaldo and complete a treble as Lyon continued to crumble, but chose instead to set up Pique and Dembele. It was his first goal since he scored twice in the Copa del Rey win against Sevilla on January 30. "The team has been consistent in all the competitions but the Champions League is decided by fine margins".
However, it was Barcelona that seized the initiative as they took a two-goal lead inside the first half thanks to goals from Phillippe Coutinho and Messi from the penalty spot.
The quarterfinal draw is on Friday.
The five-time Ballon d'Or winners have met five times in the Champions League. It came from a corner, which Barca three times failed to clear. Their momentum subsided and Messi finished them off in a late flurry.
The Reds overcame Bayern Munich in the last 16 and will be feeling confident heading into a two-legged tie with Porto.
"We'll have to see who we are drawn with and prepare for what is to come, which will be the hardest part yet".
In September 2014, 116 people died when a six-storey building collapsed in Lagos where a celebrity televangelist was preaching. School bags, toys and clothes were seen among the piles of rubble as a bulldozer tried to clear a path through the wreckage.
President Donald Trump has tweeted an apparent response to a NY investigation into his business empire, saying the state and Gov. Trump was also previously caught in litigation with the bank over outstanding balances on construction loans.
Civil War, Johnson was impeached in 1868 after firing his secretary of war, only to be acquitted by the Senate. Chabot offered some advice to his fellow Judiciary Committee members: "Move forward with great caution".
Some of Jade's online videos and photos were paid partnerships with Amazon .com Inc and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Co. Despite making the choice to attend post-secondary, Olivia has admitted that school isn't really her thing.
In its invitation, Apple did not specify the focus of the event and gave a single-line description: "It's show time". If anything, we may only see shows that Apple is already producing, like Carpool Karaoke , included at launch.
Both court cases were a result of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Jackson dismissed that argument, telling Manafort, "Saying "I'm sorry I got caught" is not an inspiring call for leniency".
Leading the effort, France asserted that it has always been by India's side in the fight against terrorism. Just before the deadline, China put a "technical hold" on the proposal seeking "more time to examine" it.
One of the top free agent running backs is off the market , and it could impact what the Eagles do next at the position. Still, this move is an important one for a team that plans to build its offense around a diverse running game.
The move would shake up Germany's security sector, which relies on intelligence from the NSA, CIA, and other American agencies. And other countries have issued security warnings about Huawei and China, including the Czech Republic and Lithuania .
Meanwhile, Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said he would "intensify" his country's no-deal preparations. But Corbyn said that nothing of substance had changed, calling May's revised deal "a blindfold Brexit ".
The world has been freaking out today after not one , but two of the biggest social media platforms have been down for some users. Due to the outage advertisers are losing money and it seems that the company is planning to issue refunds to the advertisers.
The couple will reportedly take their vows over a three-day celebration at the Jio World Centre in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex. The 55-year-old, dressed in a pink saree coupled with diamond jewellery, presented a classical performance.
North Korea considering suspending nuclear talks with US
The summit ended abruptly without a joint agreement after Kim insisted that all USA sanctions on his country be lifted. Talks in Hanoi collapsed when Mr Trump refused to lift any sanctions until North Korea was completely denuclearised.
People Killed In Shootings At New Zealand Mosques
Police keep watch at a park across the road from a a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand , Friday, March 15, 2019 . Facebook said it had removed the shooter's Facebook and Instagram accounts and deleted the video .
Tiger Woods 'feeling good' at Sawgrass
It all starts to unfold today, with only 23 players having experienced the March conditions before the move to May in 2007. Tiger Woods has admitted the neck strain that forced him to pull out last week was caused by his four back surgeries.
Actresses Huffman and Loughlin charged in college bribery case
John Vandemoor, a former Stanford University sailing coach, is also scheduled to plead guilty to racketeering conspiracy charges. Macy has not been charged nor have the colleges, which all released statements saying they knew nothing about the scheme.
Chiefs signing S Tyrann Mathieu to 3-year deal
Mathieu earned notoriety during college at LSU for his ability to create turnovers, earning the nickname "Honey Badger". Conor Orr is writing up grades for every major National Football League free agency signing here.