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Lionel Messi produced a sublime piece of skill for Barcelona which left Getafe player Mauro Arambarri literally on his knees.
The Barcelona captain is chased into the Getafe half and shuffle away from his opponent.
But Arambarri didn't give up and continued the chase until Messi knocks the ball round him and he falls to his knees.
Check out the lovely skill below.
messi with the savage ankle breaker and drop... #barcagetafe #barget pic.twitter.com/Bbn6oikNhF
- Kobe. (@WinItForKobe) February 15, 2020
Fans reacted to Messi turning on the style and showing why he's one of the best in the world.
Why's Messi that much harsh:grin::grin::grin:
The poor man is still on his knees
- TY Agaba (@AgabaBeso) February 15, 2020
Messi just crossed this guy out so bad he made him fall to his knees and watch him roll the ball in front of him lmao
- Beardtimusprime9000 (@Beardtimusprim1) February 15, 2020
Damn. #Messi not only broke this guys ankles but snapped his knee.@FCBarcelona
- Orlando Diaz (@OrlandoLikeFLA) February 15, 2020
Messi made that man get on both knees and say a prayer before going around him
- Rambis & Rambis (@sweepandroll) February 15, 2020
Messi brought that guy to his knees begging for Mercy:joy::joy:
- Osakw£ (@i_amvince) February 15, 2020
Messi just made a defender get down on both knees. Masterful skill
- Yaw Adjei-Mintah (@YawMintYM) February 15, 2020
Barcelona lead 2-0 going into the half-time break but thought they'd found themselves behind in the first half.
Allan Nyom thought he'd put Jose Bordalas' side ahead at the Nou Camp but VAR ruled it out for a foul on Samuel Umtiti.
Barca would soon take the lead following a lovely no-look pass from Messi to set up Antoine Griezmann.
The Frenchman drifted into the box and prodded past the keeper with ease.
Goal #Griezmann!!#BarçaGetafe 1-0 pic.twitter.com/UOxa0bdhEG
- Live Stream Football (@LiveX777) February 15, 2020
Quique Setien's side doubled their lead six minutes later after Sergi Roberto finished a sublime team move.
برشلونة 2 × 0 خيتافي ' هددددددددددددددددددف سيرجو روبيرتو :movie_camera:#BarçaGetafe
المتابعة للحساب الاساسي فقط : @faster_adnan pic.twitter.com/GfAfF4RK14
- fastergoal550 (@fastergoal550) February 15, 2020
Victory for Barcelona will take them level on points with Real Madrid ahead of 'Los Blancos' game against Celta Vigo tomorrow evening.
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