thus with a kiss I die

Lionel Messi today

As well as doing this (or watch it here for those having international video blocking problems)…

…he scored both goals in Barcelona’s 2-0 win over Eibar. One penalty, one very good headed goal from a corner (please don’t tell Pele, who still thinks Leo can’t head the ball) and plenty of other moments too. 
But that above is the type of thing that’s hard to do against a Sunday league defence, forget La Liga. Memories of the famous 2007 Getafe goal, then the thought that when you’re 19 you get to the edge of the penalty area and then just plough on and try to beat the next man and then the goalkeeper. When you’re 27 you do the pure skills and then play the better percentage pass to your team-mate.

UPDATE: I’ll never get tired of watching that Getafe goal, on a pure skill basis it’s the best I’ve ever seen. 

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