By Jojo Doria

Lionel Messi keeps topping himself, and that's no mean feat for the world class soccer player.

Messi scored five goals to power Barcelona to a 7-1 win over Bayer Leverkusen 7-1.

It marked his first ever five goal game and the first ever in a Champions League match.

Messi scored in the 25th, 42nd and 49th minutes to give Barca a 3-0 lead while accounting for his 17th career hat trick for Barcelona.

Messi went on to tally goals in the 58th and 84th minutes to cap the superstar's effort.

The 24-year-old has 38 goals this season and 228 in his young Barca career.

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