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Ah Jaysis Lads, This Lionel Messi Pass Is Something Else

Ah Jaysis Lads, This Lionel Messi Pass Is Something Else

Bombastic La Liga commentator Ray Hudson had his signature 'magesterial' line good and ready when Lionel Messi produced a moment of sheer genius in his side's league clash with Getafe on Sunday night.

The Barcelona star received the ball around ten yards outside the box on 22 minutes with a swarm of Getafe players around him and somehow managed to pick out a pass to Luis Suarez which took SIX of them completely out of the game:

The only shame is that Suarez could not find the finish that the pass so desperately deserved.

Earlier Messi had broken the deadlock after a Getafe defender's misplaced header fell at his feet and Messi nutmegged the goalkeeper before slotting into an empty net. That goal brought him up to 15 goals for the season, with the forward also registering 10 assists.

Luis Suarez doubled the Catalan's advantage on 39 minutes with a superb volley from the edge of the box:

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The home side did pull back a goal before halftime however, with Jaime Mata who bundling home from close range after being set up by Angel:

 

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Eoin Lyons

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