"He played a great game and I have to congratulate him. Once again, he has scored three goals and has played very well. All I am concerned with is that he is happy and that he stays that way." - Pep Guardiola.
The newly crowned World Player of the Year was once again at his scintilating best in Barcelona's 5-0 win over Real Betis in the quarter-final first leg of the Copa del Rey last night.