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Messi, Barca sweep aside Ajax

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Lionel Messi moved into second place on the all-time list of Champions League goalscorers with his 27th career hat-trick as Barcelona beat Ajax 4-0 at the Nou Camp on Wednesday. 

Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions league football match FC Barcelona vs Ajax Amsterdam at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on September 18, 2013. Barca won 4-0.

The four-time World Player of the Year now has 62 Champions League goals to his name as Barca cruised to victory in the first ever competitive meeting between the two sides.

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