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Lionel Messi hails Carles Perez and Ansu Fati after Barcelona beat Real Betis

The captain seemed impressed with the win

FC Barcelona v Real Betis Balompie - La Liga Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi was pretty happy with his team’s 5-2 win over Real Betis at the Camp Nou on Sunday.

The Argentine missed the game due to injury but was still at the ground to watch his team pick up their first win of the season.

Messi took to social media after the game to praise youngsters Carles Perez and Ansu Fati for their performances in the victory,

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Messi is yet to feature for Barcelona this season in La Liga but will be hoping to make his first appearance of the new campaign against Osasuna on Saturday.

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