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Luis Suarez spotted practicing backheeled goal in Barcelona training

The Uruguayan was spotted scoring a similar goal

FC Barcelona v RCD Mallorca - La Liga Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Luis Suarez surprised a lot of people with his backheeled goal against Real Mallorca on Saturday, including manager Ernesto Valverde.

The Barca boss said after the match the goal “took him by surprise” and he initially thought Suarez was trying to pass to a team-mate.

Yet it turns out we shouldn’t have been surprised at all. Footage from training has emerged which shows Suarez coming up with a remarkably similar attempt.

Check it out:

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