Man United jokes break the internet following comical loss to Barcelona

By Robert Abong'o: Wednesday, April 17th 2019 at 09:14 GMT +3 | Football
Man United lost 3-0 to Barcelona in the Champions League [Courtesy]

Manchester United on Tuesday night could not help but receive their marching orders from the Champions League following a 3-0 loss at the hands of Barcelona at the Nou Camp, Spain.

A Lionel Messi brace followed by an exemplary finish from Phillipe Coutinho ensured the Catalans progressed to the semi-finals, leaving the Red Devils, once again wondering ‘what could have been…’

"We had five uncomfortable minutes because they came out strong. But then there were another 85 minutes where we weren't bad, said Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde.

Messi scored a brace in the first half [Courtesy]

Following the loss, football fans took to social media to troll Man United, who hoped to overturn the deficit and eliminate Valverde’s team in dramatic fashion as they did to Paris St Germain.

This was, however, not the case, as Messi and Co laid waste to Man United by the half-hour mark.

Here are some of the reactions on social media captured by Game Yetu…

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