The Argentine was back in the team and took just two minutes and eight seconds to open the scoring as he fired between goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois’ legs from a tight angle.
Apparently it’s the fastest goal Messi has ever scored for both club and country and it was also his 99th in the Champions League.
02:08 - Lionel Messi has scored the fastest goal of his career (Barcelona and Argentina). Ray. pic.twitter.com/CcGY4InWmy— OptaJose (@OptaJose) March 14, 2018
And here it is...
99 Champions League goals— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) March 14, 2018
Lionel Messi doing Lionel Messi things.
A dreadful start for Chelsea! pic.twitter.com/HqKrgG1S2V
What an absolute legend.