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From Titanic-themed videos to dressing-room selfies, how Twitter reacted to Barca’s monumental comeback

The amazing win provided plenty of fodder for memes and jokes

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 09 March, 2017, 10:25am
UPDATED : Thursday, 09 March, 2017, 10:29am

Barca’s mind-blowing comeback against PSG naturally set social media alight, with some three millions tweets mentioning “Barcelona” or “Barca”. Here’s some of the best from the 6-1 victory.

The ‘add the Titanic theme tune to it’ trend has rather overstayed its welcome, but it’s certainly worth wheeling out for these special occassions:

These were the scenes in the press box at Camp Nou, as strictly neutral reporters displayed a complete lack of bias:

Meanwhile, in the BT Sport studio in Britain, Gary Lineker, Rio Ferdinand, Steven Gerrard and Michael Owen went a bit overboard. Judging by famous gambler Owen’s celebration, he had a few bob on Barca:

Arda Turan posted the obligatory dressing-room photo, with a magnificently blowhardy caption:

As ever, it was left to Roy Keane, the Oscar the Grouch of the football, to insist that rules are rules and dressing-room selfies should not be allowed under any circumstances. Such was the magnitude of Barca’s comeback that he did pause momentarily before delivering judgment:

Some of the stats that underlined PSG’s meltdown:

Meanwhile, Borussia Dortmund had beaten Benfica 4-0 with an impressive performance, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring a hat-trick. Nobody cared. Here’s Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel talking about watching the Barca climax:

Some tweeters even managed to combine mocking PSG with a few digs in at Arsenal, who lost 10-2 to Bayern:

And here’s how wrestling chief Vince McMahon reacted: