Lionel Messi is a wizard.
That is the only explanation.
On Sunday he and Barcelona teammate Luis Suarez made headlines around the world as Messi passed to Suarez (who scored) from penalty kick during Barca’s 6-1 La Liga win over Celta Vigo.
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One day later the Argentine superstar was hanging out with Italian musician Eros Ramazzotti at the training ground and pulled this out of his locker.
Even Sergio Busquets and Andre Iniesta couldn’t help but giggle as the little magician — who was crowned World Player of the Year for the fifth time in January — somehow bends the ball into the net despite standing a good 12-15 yards behind it.
Can anybody else work out just how he managed to get that much bend on the ball and get his angles spot on from so far away?
This really is one of those mind-boggling clips you can watch over and over again as the unassuming star just shrugs his shoulders. That, for me, may be the best thing about it.