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Video: Lionel Messi Replicates Free Kick Goal in Training and vs. Villarreal

Hard work pays off.

Villarreal CF v FC Barcelona - La Liga Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images

Lionel Messi scored his third free kick goal in three games in 2017 with another clutch goal against Athletic Club de Bilbao, and a new video shows why he’s so good: practice.

The video, taken from the stands by Reddit user Tesseraktion, shows Messi taking a free kick during warm ups and putting it in the top left corner. Then, from almost the same spot, it shows Messi scoring in the last minute against Villarreal to snatch a draw. Again, the ball sails in the top left corner.

Just watch:

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