By Danny Gallagher For Mailonline
Published: 08:37 BST, 15 August 2020 | Updated: 08:37 BST, 15 August 2020
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 fashion, 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
The Barcelona superstar and captain could only hang his head as the goals started to pour in
The Germany midfielder