The little genius was inches away from putting the game to bed two minutes into the second half as he hit the base of the left post with a guided shot from the edge of the box, and Messi was denied by the woodwork again on 51 minutes with a carbon copy of his previous effort.
"After 45 minutes, Lionel Messi, I don't think we conceded one chance to him".
Messi has scored 103 Champions League goals, the second-highest total in the tournament's history, and Kane said: "He's set the standard".
Messi almost put the game away twice at the start of the second half, but both times his low curling shots clattered off the left post to keep Spurs trailing by just two goals. "When you play against Barcelona you can have different players and different tactics but the result will be the same".
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Messi has already scored eight times this season, including a hat-trick in Barca's European demolition of PSV Eindhoven, taking his career tally for the club to well over 500 goals.
Hoping to add to Barca's problems, Kane says Tottenham will draw on the memories of last season's stunning 3-1 Wembley win over Real Madrid in the Champions League group stages.
Mauricio Pochettino hailed his Tottenham players as "heroes" after they nearly came from 2-0 down against a Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona.
A long throw from Lloris set up a counter, with Lamela feeding Kane to turn Nelson Semedo and bend a fine finish into Ter Stegen's bottom-left corner. If you watch the game, in the first half - how many chances did Messi have? Catch live scores and updates of the Champions League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Barcelona here.
"Hopefully we can produce that same energy", he said. Not one. Of course, he's the best player in the world but come on, in the first half we conceded in the first minute. "But we solved them". We need to produce that same energy, the crowd were incredible that night.