- Lionel Messi is believed to be in-form ahead of league restart
- The Argentine scored a stunning goal in training leaving the goalkeeper helpless
- Barcelona return to action on June 13 when they play away to Mallorca in the La Liga
Lionel Messi has once again showed that he has not lost any of his deft touches due to the lockdown as footage of him scoring a magical goal in training has surfaced online.
The club posted the clip on their official Twitter handle where the Argentine lobbed the ball over the goalkeeper leaving fans stunned.
Spanish LaLiga which had been suspended since mid-March will resume on June 11 as lockdown is gradually eased in Spain, but the Catalan giants will return to action on Saturday at Mallorca.
Messi’s breathtaking finish was took good to watch and fans on Twitter are already loving it.
One said: "Messi is something else. King of football."
Another wrote: "Absolute genius."
A third added: "He has been practising these outrageous long range curlers and chips.....keepers aren't prepared for these at all."
And when Barcelona shared the clip, they simply put: "Too good Leo."
With football set to return in Spain, Messi is now on the verge of recording his name in another history books as far as football is concerned this season in the Spanish La Liga.
This comes after Barcelona announced that their captain stands a chance to become the only player to top the Spanish La Liga goal-scoring charts the most times.
Messi could also set a new world record for goals with a single club this season in the Spanish La Liga.
The Argentine has never played for any other club in his career than Barcelona where Lionel Messi has won every trophies any player can think of.
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs is the only player with most titles with a single club and Lionel Messi can equal that record this season.
Messi will equal Ryan Giggs' record if the Argentine should steer Barcelona to win the Spanish La Liga title this season and also the Champions League.
Already, Barcelona are having the edge to retain their La Liga crown even though they will face serious competition from rivals Real Madrid.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that former Barcelona goal poacher Samuel Eto’o has advised his ex-team-mate Xavi to return to the Spanish club while Lionel Messi is still playing there, GOAL reports.
Eto’o also told the club that Luis Suarez’ efforts should not be understated because it will be a very herculean task to find a formidable replacement for the Uruguayan star.
The Cameroonian backed Xavi for a return to the club possibly as a member of the coaching crew saying he should take advantage that Messi is still there, as he described the Argentine as the “God of Football”.
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