News Live Scores
African All Stars

‘Emmanuel Boateng for Ballon d'Or’ – Levante youngster sends Twitter into meltdown after Barcelona hat-trick

00:58 GMT+3 14/05/2018
Emmanuel Boateng
The 21-year-old Ghanaian ended Barcelona’s unbeaten run with his treble to draw reaction from football fans on social media

Emmanuel Boateng powered in three goals as Levante ended Barcelona’s unbeaten LaLiga run at the Estadio Ciudad de Valencia.

The treble was the Ghanaian’s first in his career and it came at the right time to punish the Blaugrana who were hoping to end the season unbeaten.

With this feat, Boateng becomes the first player to score a hat-trick against Barcelona in the Spanish top flight since Diego Forlan in May 2015.

Lifted by the youngster’s performance, football fans took to Twitter to shower encomium on the relatively unknown striker.