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Thursday 24 July 2014

Twitter reacts to Lionel Messi's incredible display against Nigeria

Published 25/06/2014|19:29

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Nigeria's goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama (L) helps Argentina's Lionel Messi up during their 2014 World Cup Group F soccer match at the Beira Rio stadium in Porto Alegre June 25, 2014.     REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini (BRAZIL  - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
Nigeria's goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama (L) helps Argentina's Lionel Messi up during their 2014 World Cup Group F soccer match at the Beira Rio stadium in Porto Alegre
Argentina's Lionel Messi acknowledges the crowd as he is substituted during their 2014 World Cup Group F soccer match against Nigeria at the Beira Rio stadium in Porto Alegre June 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini (BRAZIL  - Tags: SOCCER SPORT WORLD CUP)
Argentina's Lionel Messi acknowledges the crowd as he is substituted during their 2014 World Cup Group F soccer match against Nigeria at the Beira Rio stadium in Porto Alegre
Argentina's Lionel Messi, left, celebrates with his teammate  Ezequiel Lavezzi after scoring his side's second goal during the group F World Cup soccer match against Nigeria at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Wednesday, June 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
Argentina's Lionel Messi, left, celebrates with his teammate Ezequiel Lavezzi after scoring his side's second goal during the group F World Cup soccer match against Nigeria at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre

"He is not from this planet. He is from Jupiter" - this was Nigerian coach Stephen Keshi's description of Liopel Messi after his stellar performance in Argentina's 3-2 win over Nigeria.

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The display from the Barcelona sparked a huge response on social media: Here are the pick of the tweets:

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