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Argentine star striker Lionel Messi gave his side a leading position on the scoreboard in the first quarter of the game as he scored two free-kick goals on 7th and 16th minute and was named the Best Player of the 40th UEFA Super Cup held at Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena in Tbilisi, Georgia on Tuesday.

Barcelona won the UEFA Super Cup 2015 with a remarkable 5-4 win against FC Sevilla. Pedro Rodríguez was the hero for Barca as he scored a deciding goal in the extra time. FC Barcelona won their fourth trophy of 2015 and also claimed their fifth Super Cup title.

Four-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi has scored in total of 24 goals against his favourite victims Sevilla (19 in La Liga, 3 in Spanish Super Cup, and 2 in UEFA Super Cup).

During the presentation Lionel Messi said, “Goals are not important, but to win the game for the side is important.”

“Boys did well. It was completely a team effort. It was a tough match, we all are tired.”- added Messi.

Barcelona Goals- Lionel Messi (7) (16), Rafinha (44), Luiz Suárez (52), Pedro Rodríguez (115)

Sevilla Goals- Banega (3), Reyes (57), Gameiro (72-P), Konoplyanka (81)

Best Player- Lionel Messi