It’s Lionel Messi’s world. We’re just living in it.
Few players in world football are deserving of such praise, but the Argentinian is producing the consistency and trickery week-in and week-out that few players that have ever graced the pitch would ever dream of emulating. Case in point: On the brink of becoming the first player to bag 300 La Liga goals, Barcelona’s ace had the chance to reach another landmark.
Only 12 yards and Celta Vigo goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez stood in the way of Messi reaching it as he approached the penalty spot in the 82nd minute.
Instead, the reigning FIFA Ballon d’Or winner, the selfish player that he is, opted for this: