It shouldn’t be much of a surprise that teenage Messi was fairly dominant, but it’s still fun to see previously unreleased footage of the young Argentine running amok in a derby.
Barcelona used Twitter as a platform for Messi’s underage heroics for its B side in a derby win over Espanyol.
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As you can see, he was still a wonder dribbler who could send a mean pass, though his free kick was saved in stunning and painful fashion.
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) January 22, 2016