How the world reacted to another Messi masterclass

Messi chips Neuer for his second goal
Messi chips Neuer for his second goal

Lionel Messi turned on the style again as Barcelona thumped Bayern Munich 3-0 in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final - and the football world has been gushing in their praise for the little Argentine genius.

Two classy Messi goals and a late clincher from Neymar sent Barca on their way to the Champions League final in Berlin next month as not for the first time, the greatest player of his era stole the show.

Here are just some of the reactions that flooded in on Twitter to a display that took the breath away from the brilliant Messi.

There was also this cheeky tweet from a Twitter user who couldn't resist a jibe at the expense of Liverpool: