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'Welcome Messi'

Real Madrid Twitter account posts ‘Welcome Messi’ after being hacked

Bernabeu club's English account showed Nou Camp heroes dramatic winner from April

Real Madrid’s Twitter account posted ‘Welcome Messi’ and a video of the Barcelona star’s incredible El Clasico winner after being hacked.

The Bernabeu club’s English language account appeared to have been hacked by a group calling themselves OurMine.


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The message from Real Madrid’s account welcomed Lionel Messi to the club

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The message from Real Madrid’s account welcomed Lionel Messi to the club

The post also showed Lionel Messi’s last-minute El Clasico winner from earlier this year

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The post also showed Lionel Messi’s last-minute El Clasico winner from earlier this year

And they published a video of Lionel Messi’s memorable last-minute winner against Los Blancos from April.

The goal will forever be remembered for Messi’s iconic celebration, in which he ran to the crowd and held his shirt aloft.

Messi's iconic celebration

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Messi’s iconic celebration

A clip of the goal was posted to the account’s 8,000,000 folllowers.

A following tweet read: “OurMine Team here, Internet security is s*** and we proved that. Ourmine.org for more security *Not only FC Barcelona*.”

The apparent hack comes just days after Barcelona also fell victim to an attack – from the same group.

A tweet welcoming former Real star Angel Di Maria to the Nou Camp was posted as part of the hoax.

The hacked tweet suggested Lionel Messi had signed for Real Madrid

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The hacked tweet suggested Lionel Messi had signed for Real Madrid

That message was quickly deleted. The tweets from Real Madrid’s English account were also deleted swiftly.

SunSport told you earlier this week how Messi’s father Jorge had met with Manchester City chiefs to discuss a possible transfer.

Messi’s future at the Nou Camp has never been in more doubt with the star said to be “considering” his future away from the club.

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