A young Syrian refugee's dreams came true when she met Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team mates after the club invited her to attend a La Liga match earlier this month.
Olympiakos held Barcelona to a goalless draw on Tuesday for the Champions League as its players worked hard to prevent the Spaniards from scoring on a number of occasions at the Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium.
The Reds fielded a defense-minded team, with its starting line-up sporting no strikers at all.
The game has started under heavy rain with Barcelona dominating as was expected.
The score so far is 1-0 for Barcelona, as quite early Olympiakos scored an own goal, making thing way easier for the Catalans and extremely difficult for themselves.
For the history, the own goal was scored by Dimitris Nikolaou at the 18′.
Barcelona president Jose Maria Barthomeu revealed that the superstar of the team, Lionel Messi, has already extended his contract with the club, Bgnes reports.
In an interview with Spanish TV "8tv", the boss of the Catalans admitted that Messi's father, Jorge Oraccio Messi, has signed the new contract on behalf of his son, it will keep Argentine footballer at Noe Camp until 2022.
Lionel Messi will re-sign his contract with Barcelona, the club confirmed, quoted by bTV.
All the details of the new agreement are specified and it is only expected that the star will put its signature in the following week when he will return from his vacation.
Тhe new contract with Messi will be until June 30, 2021.
Lionel Messi could be facing a heavy penalty after swearing at the assistant referee in a World Cup qualifier against Chile. The 29-year-old football “magician” might have scored Argentina’s winning goal in his national side’s win against Chile (1-0) for the 2018 Russian World Cup qualifiers in South America, but the Barcelona super-star was infuriated for some reason with the assistant.