The win at El Riazor means that Barcelona are three points ahead of Atletico Madrid, who play Real Sociedad on Sunday.
Messi’s hat trick moves him to within four goals of Pele’s record for goals in a calendar year.
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Liverpool have unveiled their new home kit for next season, sticking with the hugely popular retro styling of the current shirt.
The reputation of the Premier League means it is the most popular and one of the most watched leagues in the world.