Messi scores hat-trick in Barcelona comeback

Lionel Messi made a 'playing' comeback for Barcelona in a bounce game yesterday - and didn't disappoint.
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Lionel Messi made a 'playing' comeback for Barcelona in a bounce game yesterday - and didn't disappoint.

Fresh from his full recovery from a hamstring injury, Messi hit a hat-trick in the intra-club friendly - which finished 4-4.

Making it all the more special was the performance was in front of a full house at the 13,200-seater Miniestadi, after Barca held an opening training session to celebrate the squad's return from their winter recess.

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