WATCH: Messi's four goals vs Arsenal - On This Day

On this day in 2010, FC Barcelona took on Arsenal in the Champions League and a 22-year-old Lionel Messi scored four goals against the Gunners.

Lionel Messi has scored 114 goals in the Champions League.   -  Getty Images

Take a look back to 2010 when FC Barcelona took on Arsenal in the UEFA Champions League. Messi scored all four goals in one of the most dominant displays ever seen on the pitch. At just 22, Messi overtook Rivaldo as Barcelona's all-time top scorer in the competition.

 

 

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