Messi Do Strange Things at Barcelona Vs Olympiakos

Messi Do Strange Things at Barcelona Vs Olympiakos
Barcelona star Lionel Messi is rumored to swallow glucose tablets in the middle of a game against Olympiakos in the Champions League, at Camp Nou on Wednesday (10/18/2017).

Barcelona won 3-1 over Olympiakos. Host scored goals by Lionel Messi, Lucas Digne, and an own goal Dimitros Nikolaou.

After the game, Lionel Messi filled the headlines of the Spanish media for scoring the 100th goal of the European tournament. However, there is also a special activity discuss Lionel Messi downed glucose tablets in the middle of the fight.

Lionel Messi caught on camera took something from inside his socks when the game has been running for 10 minutes. According to the Daily Mail, the object Messi has taken is a glucose tablet.

For athletes, glucose is a supplement to maintain stamina while playing. However, Messi's actions are not as usual when athletes consume these supplements.

Spanish media claim, the best time to take a glucose table is 15 minutes before the athlete starts the game. This is to maximize the performance of the athlete's muscles in the field.

Usually, the footballer will take the supplement while warming up before kick-off. However, Lionel Messi was doing different things because mengonsumsinya after the game took place. Fortunately, the efficacy of the tablet is sweet fruit because Messi successfully deliver Barcelona victory.

The victory over Olympiakos made Barcelona firmly on top of Group D standings with nine points, three ahead of Juventus in second.

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