‘Age is just a number!’: Fans go mad for Xavi as Barcelona legend shows he’s still got it by scoring two brilliant goals for current club Al Sadd
- Barcelona legend Xavi scored a brilliant brace for current club Al Sadd
- The 39-year-old scored twice in 16 minutes in an Asian Champions League tie
- He rifled into the top corner from range before expertly curling in a free-kick
- Fans took to Twitter to praise the World Cup winner on his stunning display
Former Barcelona star Xavi showed his class by scoring two fantastic goals on Tuesday night in Al Sadd’s 2-2 draw with Pakhtakor in the Asian Champions League.
The 39-year-old struck into the top corner from the edge of the penalty area on six minutes before curling in a stunning free-kick just 10 minutes later.
Football fans took to Twitter to praise the Spaniard after the group stage game in Uzbekistan.
Barcelona legend Xavi scored a brilliant brace for in the in the Asian Champions League
The Al Saad star scored his first against Pakhatakor after just six minutes
The Spaniard struck first time into the top corner in the Asian Champions League tie
A couple of fans labelled Xavi – who won the European Champions League four times with Barcelona – a ‘legend’ and ‘L’architecte.’
With Xavi’s new club riding high at the top of the Qatar Stars League, another person tweeted: ‘Age is just a number.’
The World Cup winner exuded class on six minutes, striding onto a pass before striking first time into the top corner.
The 39-year-old scored his second in the group stage game which eventually ended 2-2
Xavi nonchalantly curled a free-kick into the top corner from 25 yards after 16 minutes
Khodjiakbar Alidjanov equalised for the hosts three minutes later but Xavi was at it again moments later, nonchalantly curling a free-kick into the top corner from 25 yards.
One person said the midfielder was ‘balling out in his retirement home.’
Draga Ceran completed the scoring before half-time and Xavi was substituted with eight minutes to go, leaving Al Sadd second in Group D, one point and one place behind their opponents.
The Spaniard celebrates with his team-mates after restoring Al Sadd’s lead