19 Dec 2011

Messi stars in Barcelona's Club World Cup

6:26 am on 19 December 2011

Lionel Messi scored two wonder goals to spark Barcelona to a 4-nil win over the Brazilian champions Santos in the final of football's Club World Cup in Yokohama.

Barcelona's coach Pep Guardiola proudly described his players as artists while Santos' coach rated Barcelona "invincible", and losing to them was no disgrace.

Messi was named player of the tournament.