SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Lionel Messi made two goals to lead Spanish champions Barcelona to win an exhibition game on Wednesday against the all-stars of the South Korean soccer league, South Korean news agency Yonhap said.
|Barcelona's Lionel Messi (R) vies for the ball during a friendly match against South |
Korea's K-League All-Star soccer team in Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 4, 2010.
South Korea took the lead with Choi Sung-kuk's easy shot in the first minute, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic made an equalizer just five minutes after the first goal.
Lee Dong-gook headed in the second goal in the 36th minute to give the South Korean team the lead, but his team failed ultimately to defend Messi.
Messi, who played just 16 minutes in the game, made two goals to secure the lead late in the first half.
In the second half, the Spanish team pushed past their opponent to get two more goals to wrap up the game at 5-2.