Barcelona 6-1 PSG: the internet reacts to an absurd football game

Barcelona humiliated Paris Saint-Germain as they produced one of the greatest comebacks of all time – and gave football fans something to talk about online

In any sane world, Luis Suárez is sent off for his second preposterous dive of the night, Barcelona fall heroically short and Paris Saint-Germain slip into the last eight feeling mightily relieved that they didn’t just blow a 4-0 lead and humiliate themselves in front of the watching world. But football rarely gives us the most sensible outcome when there is history to be written.

Suárez stayed on the pitch; Barcelona scored six goals; Paris Saint-Germain became the Atlanta Falcons of Europe; and football fans were treated to one of the most memorable comebacks they will ever see. For some it was the miracle of the millennium, for others it was the crime of the century. Either way, it was the most compelling football match of the season. This is how the world saw it.

Lionel Messi poses for the picture of the night

Sergi Roberto’s winner is given the Céline Dion treatment

Luis Suárez doesn’t have enough fingers for the 6-1 scoreline

Although, not everyone was impressed by his work

But you have to admire his persistence

Uruguayan paper Ovación stand by their man

The Barcelona keeper gives Claudio Bravo a lesson in distribution

The Super Bowl winners know a comeback when they see one

The admiration is mutual

Arsenal’s 5-1 defeat is put into context

Paris becomes the La La Land of European football

Michael Ballack picks his man of the match

Ronald Koeman puts it poetically

Luis Enrique’s mind games pay off

The BT pundits struggle to stay neutral

Where were Sky on his historic night? Oh

David Silva knew to skip the goalless draw at the Etihad

Del Boy couldn’t handle the drama

Neymar gives God the glory

L’Équipe sum it up in one word

While Opta show the PSG collapse in one image

And, yes, it really happened

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