Messi hit a free kick so good during warmups

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Tyler Lauletta

Lionel Messi is a magician with the ball at his feet. Ahead of a match against Brazil, Messi hit a jaw-dropping free kick into the corner of the net. Messi’s goalkeeper could only look on in awe as the ball whizzed by him.

Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Lionel Messi can do a lot of things with a soccer ball at his feet. Most of them end with the ball in the back of the net.

Ahead of Argentina’s scheduled match against Brazil on Sunday, Messi was messing around a bit during warmups practicing his free kicks when he hit a ball so perfect it left his goalkeeper staring in disbelief.

With the ball placed a few yards outside the box, Messi hit a curler that began straight on the keeper and somehow wound up in the upper-90. You simply cannot do it better than this.—Agencies

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