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Former fridge delivery man Messias keeps AC Milan’s Champions League dream alive with stunning late winner

Former fridge delivery man Messias keeps AC Milan's Champions League dream alive with stunning late winner

AC Milan’s Junior Messias marked a new milestone in his incredible story to the top by scoring his first-ever goal for the club on his Champions League debut to keep the Italians in the chase for the knockout stages.

Messias, 30, swooped in the 87th minute to give the Rossoneri a 1-0 victory over Atletico Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano on Wednesday.

It is a remarkable change in fortunes for the Brazilian, who just a few years ago was playing at amateur level and holding down other jobs such as refrigerator delivery man.

Watch Messias’ winning goal for AC Milan (UK & US)