Video: Patrick Roberts Recreates Lionel Messi’s Greatest Champions League Goals

Video: Patrick Roberts Recreates Lionel Messi’s Greatest Champions League Goals

Patrick Roberts has recreated some of Lionel Messi‘s greatest ever Champions League goals.

The Celtic winger – on loan from Manchester City – is one of Europe’s most highly rated young players so it was no surprise to see him recently given Messi’s backing through an adidas campaign for the Barcelona star.

Adidas have marked that by getting Roberts to recreate some Messi magic on the training pitch ahead of match day 3 in the Champions League.

And it will have Hoops fans hoping he can produce some magic of his own when their team faces Borussia Monchengladbach at Celtic Park on Wednesday night.

Roberts takes on Messi’s beauty against Real Madrid back in 2011 before nailing memorable strikes against Bayern Munich and AC Milan:

[youtube id=”QVOCWf50CoI” align=”center” maxwidth=”680″]

Roberts has earned comparisons to Messi for his style of play and strong performances in the Champions League will only lead to more of those in the future.

It’s likely he’ll start on the bench when Celtic face Monchengladbach on Wednesday night, but expect him to make an impact as a substitute later in the game.

More in Football

Why Scotland Has a Chance of Best Representation in Europe For Years

Jonny BoyleSeptember 24, 2020

Are Chelsea Now Title Contenders With New Signings?

Jonny BoyleSeptember 10, 2020

Why We Should All Be Excited About Leeds United’s Premier League Return

Jonny BoyleSeptember 8, 2020

Serie A: Gian Piero Gasperini Has Turned Atalanta into One of the Most Entertaining Sides in Europe

Jonny BoyleAugust 19, 2020

Remembering the Underrated Genius of Diego Milito

Jonny BoyleAugust 17, 2020

Why Rangers Have to Take Advantage of Celtic Lay-Off

Jonny BoyleAugust 13, 2020

Best Player To Manager Success Stories

Jonny BoyleAugust 12, 2020

Video: Steven Gerrard Is Not Having Any Questions About Alfredo Morelos

Jonny BoyleAugust 1, 2020

Two Aberdeen Fans Come Up With Creative Way to Watch Rangers Game in Person

Jonny BoyleAugust 1, 2020