Saturday April 25th, 2015

In case you're under the impression that all Lionel Messi does is score goals, have a seat and look at this.

Sure, the Argentine can score stunning goals entirely on his own, but Messi can be equally as dangerous a passer, which he displayed with a pinpoint lofted ball from midfield vs. Espanyol on Saturday. After that, all it took was two more touches to get the ball into the back of the net: one on the bounce from Jordi Alba, and the finisher from Neymar near the penalty spot (not to mention a brilliant dummy from Luis Suarez. 

Not shown in that video is that the goal came after a 25-pass move from Barcelona. But the last three, moving from midfield to goal in a flash, are the msot impressive. 

 

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