The FIFA/FIFPro XI of 2013. From left to right: Lionel Messi, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Cristiano Ronaldo, Franck Ribery, Xavi, Dani Alves, Thiago Silva, Sergio Ramos, Philipp Lahm, Manuel Neuer (Missing is Andres Iniesta)
Messi meanwhile became the first player of the modern Champions League era to score 5 goals in a single match. A helpless Simon Rolfes could only look on as the mercurial Argentina spun his way in and around Leverkusen all game long.
Records were set and broken in Bayer Leverkusen’s second leg against Barcelona in the Champions League Round of 16. Robin Dutt’s team suffered Leverkusen’s biggest defeat in their European history, losing 7-1 at the Nou Camp.