(CNN)Sometimes, a football great has to be applauded -- even if he has helped put your team to the sword.
That is what happened Sunday when Real Betis fans stood and clapped Lionel Messi after the Barcelona star completed a brilliant hattrick in a resounding 4-1 win for the Catalans.
The win puts leaders Barcelona 10 points ahead of Atletico Madrid in the league with 10 games remaining.
Spurs shock Man City in the Champions League, Liverpool cruise through, Ajax youngsters knock out Ronaldo and Messi's masterclass does for Man United. All this plus the Premier League race are..
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Argentina's head coach Lionel Scaloni admits that it is a joy to have Lionel Messi playing for Argentina for the first time since the World Cup
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Lionel Messi and the Argentine squad train ahead of their friendly against Venezuela
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Messi sealed a superb hat-trick with an outrageous chip, but has he sealed his GOAT status? Poet and Vuj discuss this, all the FA Cup weekend madness, Juventus' first league defeat of the season and..
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Argentina's Lionel Messi trains with the Argentina squad for the first time since the World Cup in Russia
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La afición del Real Betis halaga la actuacción de Lionel Messi, autor de tres goles, y critica a su entrenador Quique Setién tras perder 4-1 en casa ante el FC Barcelona este domingo 17 de marzo..
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