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Magical Messi leads Barcelona to Copa Del Rey glory

Magical Messi leads Barcelona to Copa Del Rey glory

Barcelona have won the 2017 Copa Del Rey after a 3 - 1 win over Alaves on Saturday night.

Lionel Messi was the star man as Barca ended Luis Enrique's reign at the Catalan club in style with a Cipa Del Rey title.

Magical Messi leads Barcelona to Copa Del Rey glory

Barcelona defeated Alaves to win a third consecutive Copa Del Rey title

Barca fell short of rivals Real Madrid in La Liga and Juventus in the Champions League quarter-finals.

Messi scored the opener after wriggling through a swarm of players to score the opener but Theo Hernandez equalized through a free-kick.

Magical Messi leads Barcelona to Copa Del Rey glory

Messi celebrates his goal

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Neymar scored Barca's second goal and Messi did well to set up Paco Alcacer to put Barca out of sight at 3 - 1.

Magical Messi leads Barcelona to Copa Del Rey glory

Neymar celebrates his goal

Although Alaves kept the score down after the break, they rarely looked likely to trouble the commanding lead built by Messi and Barca, who will now turn their focus to a board meeting on Monday, after which the club are set to announce Luis Enrique's replacement.

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