Legendary Manager ‘Sir Alex Ferguson was in attendance when Barcelona thrashed his former club side Manchester United 3-0 at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.
Two goals came from Lionel Messi and one from Philippe Coutinho propelled the La Liga side to the semifinals having won the first leg at Old Trafford 1-0.
With coach Ernesto Valverde’s men reaching the last four stage for the first time in over three season.
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However, the 77-year-old was took time out to measure the Barca pitch in a bid to prove to his colleagues wrong.
Ferguson was quoted to have earlier told his friends that the Camp Nou stadium is bigger than other pitches across the world.
Sir Alex was out on the pitch for quite some time,” Lineker said on BT Sport.
In fact, he was pacing the ground at one stage. I’ve got a little bit of inside information because I was at lunch with the Barcelona and Manchester United people today.
BT reporter Des Kelly, who was beside the pitch, confirmed Ferguson was measuring out the pitch.
SalasPost earlier reported that Barcelona thrashed Manchester United 3-0 to progress to Champions League semifinal stage 4-0 on aggregate.
Two first-half goals from Lionel Messi and one in the second half from Philippe Coutinho handed the Catalans the victory after the two-legged affairs.