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'No, it didn't hurt, it was fun actually': Leon Goretzka admits he enjoyed Bayern Munich's Champions League thrashing of Barcelona and 'childhood idol' Lionel Messi Leon Goretska was asked about Lionel Messi after his side hammered Barcelona Bayern Munich won 8-2 to inflict Barca's biggest ever European defeat Afterwards, reporters asked if it hurt to see a player like Messi suffer such a loss Goretska answered ruthlessly and admitted it was fun to see his side play so well

By Danny Gallagher For Mailonline

Published: 08:37 BST, 15 August 2020 | Updated: 08:37 BST, 15 August 2020

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Leon Goretska made no effort to avoid rubbing salt in the wounds of Lionel Messi and Barcelona following Bayern Munich's historic Champions League victory on Friday night.

The Bundesliga giants tore Barca apart in the most humiliating , pulling off an 8-2 victory to inflict the greatest ever European defeat on the Catalans.

And, after the match, reporters were keen to ask whether Messi had been Goretska's football idol growing up, and whether it was difficult to see him subjected to such lows.

Leon Goretska spoke honestly at the final whistle and said it was fun to beat Barca and Messi

Leon Goretska spoke honestly at the final whistle and said it was fun to beat Barca and Messi

The Barcelona superstar and captain could only hang his head as the goals started to pour in

The Barcelona superstar and captain could only hang his head as the goals started to pour in

The Germany midfielder

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