Messi hat-trick humbles Celtic

TVC E. Lionel Messi hit a hat-trick as Celtic's Champions League campaign began with a 7-0 thrashing from Barcelona at the Nou Camp. The Argentina forward took less than three minutes to open the scoring and after Moussa Dembele missed a penalty at the other end, he added a second before half-time. Neymar made it three with a free-kick shortly after the restart and after Andres Iniesta got the fourth, Messi completed his treble and Luis Suarez netted a double too. The defeat leaves Celtic bottom of Group C with Manchester City still to play Borussia Monchengladbach after their match was called off because of heavy rain. This was the Glasgow side's first Champions League group fixture in three seasons after two failed attempts to reach that stage under former manager Ronny Deila. Having taken just three points from a pool containing Barca, AC Milan and Ajax in 2013, they were hoping for a good start...