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Barca Boss Explains How Messi Shocked Him

FC Barcelona Boss Explains How LIonel Messi Shocked Him

By Kurt Buckerfield - Feb 26, 2018 02:27 PM @KurtLaduma

FC Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has explained how superstar Lionel Messi shocked him in the club's 6-1 LaLiga win on Saturday night.

Click through the gallery abpve to see pictures from Barca's drubbing of Girona on Saturday!

The Argentine was on top form in the Catalan club's empathic win over Girona this weekend, scoring twice and assisting another strike.

Despite being almost unplayable for the 90 minutes, the 30-year-old stunned his teammates with his second goal of the game – a free-kick that was intentionally struck under the jumping wall.

Valverde, who thought he might have become accustomed to Messi's brilliance, has admitted the forward's latest trick left him stunned.  

"It's hard to get used to these things," the Spanish tactician said, according to the Daily Express.

"Just when a player seems to have done everything, he goes and surprises you.

"We were waiting to see how he was going to beat the wall and then he goes underneath it.

"When you see it, you think 'Ah, of course...' Leo makes it look easy, but it's not that easy."

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Messi has scored 30 goals and assisted a further 16 strikes in 39 games across all competitions for the Blaugrana so far this season.

What did you think of Messi's free-kick? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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VEGA02 Joined: 24 Jun 2015
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VEGA02 Mar 02, 2018 04:01 PM
haters Leo will humble you
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MESSIAHKHOSI Joined: 21 Feb 2018
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MESSIAHKHOSI Mar 01, 2018 01:05 PM
AHH.. AHHH AHA Jelousy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! article talks about MESSIAH and green eyed ones bring Penaldo, why mara? Ronaldo is good yes but MESSIAH ticks every box of a great player he is MESSIah the savior, GOD of football and Penaldo is the King lyk most of you are saying and lets recall always that there's no one who is above GOD.
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Matayitayi Feb 27, 2018 08:30 PM
King Leo
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PHAZAMISA AKA NGOZI THE RETURN Joined: 24 Mar 2017
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PHAZAMISA AKA NGOZI THE RETURN Feb 27, 2018 07:32 AM
This is the year For the Goat
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Firifistos Joined: 04 Feb 2012
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Firifistos Feb 27, 2018 06:06 AM
he is not da first one...Cotihno n Cr7 did it..i wouldnt b suprissed..
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mellowtonik 00 Feb 27, 2018 01:14 AM
@SL_hated_donkey u damn right it seems like messi's coach doesn't watch Rinaldo play but I ain't surprise.. nevertheless the goal is masterpiece jst like da ada one
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clemz7 Feb 26, 2018 10:01 PM
That is an awesome goal
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Mavulela Feb 26, 2018 08:59 PM
@GPT@89 better yourself you say everything that will make you feel comfortable on this site, if not you will quit because of king Messi.
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MR E Feb 26, 2018 07:26 PM
He's the king of soccer u have to believe it or not, he's phenominal.
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SIBONISO259@GMAIL.COM Feb 26, 2018 06:37 PM
genius
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GPT@89 Joined: 26 Jan 2018
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GPT@89 Feb 26, 2018 05:40 PM
truly speaking theres nothing special about that free kick,CR7 scored Manuel Neuer when Madrid beat Bayern 4 0 in 2014...many players score that kind of free kick..simply bcoz the wall is expecting the kick taker to chip or curle the ball above the heads...so are coach relax a bit. u are just obssessed with Leo thats it but theres absolutely nothing special.
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JOMMAK Feb 26, 2018 05:34 PM
The GOAT...
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Voltaire Feb 26, 2018 05:34 PM
@nazzi the second you on top of that the man always terrorises defenders without assisting or scoring so the man's contribution is far greater than what the official stats shows you.
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shkodran Feb 26, 2018 05:27 PM
Nothing special about this free kick.
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Evergreenmessi Feb 26, 2018 04:51 PM
Yes on both goals he killed predictions he has his own way out on situations in the first goal he fooled hole lot of defenders thought they managed close him down but seems he tried collect them together on 12 yards then boom goal
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SL_hated_donkey Feb 26, 2018 04:37 PM
Cr7 did that against world number one goalkeeper in Neuer.
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nazzi the second Feb 26, 2018 03:43 PM
Messi has contributed to 46 goals plus ther is still more to play for
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king mosha Feb 26, 2018 03:24 PM
de bryen??
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mfundom Feb 26, 2018 03:18 PM
But some1 i know has done this against Bayern a few years back. Just saying Ernesto
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STIGA18 Feb 26, 2018 03:01 PM
Amazing indeed

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