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Lionel Messi’s missed penalty kick is the greatest ever

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.
Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. The Associated Press

When it comes to the Lionel Messi-Ronaldo debate, I’m firmly on Team Messi.

And that was before Sunday.

During Barcelona’s game against Celta Vigo, Luis Suárez had two goals when Messi lined up for a penalty kick. What Messi did then was incredible:

Messi gives up the goal and allows Suárez to get the hat trick. How cool is that?

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