Real or fake? Barcelona’s Martin Montoya hits 30-yard shot through basketball hoop

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The above Vine of Barcelona defender Martin Montoya floating a 30-yard, cross-field ball and hitting nothing but net through a basketball goal is either a really skillful piece of ball striking by the player, or a really skillful piece of video editing by the video production team.

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You be the judge, but it looks pretty real to me. The flight of the ball looks natural, just like a Andrea Pirlo hitting a 60-yard diagonal to the opposite flank. It’s not crazy to think that someone who plays for Barcelona could do this. The challenge is, as always, having a camera running and pointed in the right direction when something like this happens.

The biggest question, for me, is what in the world a basketball goal is doing on the training field of Barcelona.