Watching Lionel Messi Live For the First Time

What it felt like witnessing the genius in real-time

Picture taken during the match

The clock ran 50 minutes on the screen board. Hardly a significant moment in any football match. Yet the whole stadium rose to its feet. Just a glance around and I realized what had happened. One normal 5’6 guy was jugging around his dug-out area. Except this one guy was not normal.