Barcelona’s 2-0 win at Eibar on Saturday featured a dribble from Lionel Messi that needs to be seen to be believed.
The diminutive wizard used a variety of agile darts and nimble touches to navigate his way 50 yards and then some before laying off a pass and flicking a return through the box.
He also scored twice, one a PK and the other a header.
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It didn’t lead to a goal, but that matters little. The Rosario-born 27-year-old again gave the world an example of why the sport is often called “The Beautiful Game”.
Barca now has a four-point lead on Real Madrid before Sunday’s matchup of Real and relegation-struggling Levante, and en route to next week’s El Clasico.