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FC Barcelona News: 26 December 2016; Barcelona Release Lionel Messi Youth Skills Video

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Leo Messi’s top skills in the FC Barcelona youth academy | FC Barcelona
As a Christmas present, we are offering a compilation of some of the finest moments of skill produced by Leo Messi when he was a youngster coming up through the FC Barcelona academy. The Argentine has just ended another year in which he has racked up some impressive numbers, with 59 goals and 32 assists, and reaching 500 strikes for the club including friendlies.

Andrés Iniesta's precision in training | FC Barcelona
The quality of Andrés Iniesta is undoubted. For many years, the central midfielder has been leaving fans speechless with his incredible skill and ability. On the training field, he is no different. A common training exercises is one that focuses on the improvement of the player’s precision by first passing the ball off a net before attempting to score into a miniature goal post.

The most heart-warming moments of 2016 | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona have been responsible for making many dreams come true over the course of 2016 as a result of their openness and kindness. One of those was young Afghan boy Murtaza Ahmadi who, after a picture of him wearing a plastic bag made to look like a Leo Messi jersey went viral, was invited to meet his idol up close in the friendly against Al-Ahli.

Barcelona great Ronaldinho sets Anfield alarm bells ringing with Philippe Coutinho interest | The Independent
Former Barcelona great Ronaldinho has set alarm bells ringing at Liverpool after revealing that the Spanish league champions are keeping a close eye on star midfielder Philippe Coutinho, although he stopped short of claiming that a bid is in the pipeline for his fellow Brazilian.