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Barcelona under Xavi Hernandes displayed a sensational performance against Kylian Mbappe's Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes. The UEFA Champions League 2023-24 quarter-final first leg saw the visitors taking a 3-2 lead against the Parisians. Brazilian forward Raphinha scored a brace and emulated his compatriot Neymar Jr's celebration after scoring his first Champions League goal, which grabbed the former Barcelona forward's attention.

Barcelona brought their A-game at Parc des Princes and pulled off a stunning comeback to beat PSG 3-2. Brazilian forward Raphinha scored a brace, marking his first Champions League goal in the first half of the match. Apart from him, defender Andreas Christensen scored the winner in the 77th minute for Barcelona.

Raphinha found the back of the net against PSG in the 37th and 62nd minutes. After scoring his first goal, the 27-year-old forward emulated his compatriot and Al-Hilal star Neymar Jr.'s signature celebration, where he teases the opposition by taking out his tongue combined with a hands gesture.

FC Barcelona took to Instagram to post the picture of Raphinha celebrating his maiden UCL goal. The Spanish giants captioned, "When you score your first Champions League goal 🤪" The post grabbed the 32-year-old Neymar's attention, who reacted to the picture and commented with three emojis.

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In their UCL quarter-final second-leg clash, Barcelona are scheduled to host PSG at the  Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys on Tuesday, April 16. Apart from these two teams, Atletico de Madrid defeated Borussia Dortmund 2-1 at the Civitas Metropolitan Stadium while Arsenal-Bayern Munich and Real Madrid-Manchester City played a 2-2 and 3-3 draw at the Emirates and Santiago Bernabeu respectively.