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Lionel Messi's Most Underrated Goal Of His Career Saw Him Hit The Floor, Still Somehow Scored

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Lionel Messi's Most Underrated Goal Of His Career Saw Him Hit The Floor, Still Somehow Scored

Lionel Messi's 'most underrated' goal of his career is a phenomenal solo strike in the Champions League as he somehow still found the back of the net despite falling over.


Messi sensationally took things into his own hands during a European clash between Barcelona and Napoli back in August 2020.

From the right wing, Messi, on his trusted left peg, drove at the defence - jinking his way into the box with some glorious footwork.


The ball, though, got stuck underneath his feet after a Napoli player attempted to intercept him.

Messi then hit the deck, but carried on and smoothly swept the ball back into his path before faking to shoot.

Image: PA
Image: PA

As he was falling to the ground, the Argentine brilliantly curled a shot into the back of the net to score a stunning goal for Barca.


While he didn't claim the assist, credit has to go to Luis Suarez who didn't interrupt Messi's flow and allowed him to do his thing.

A Messi fan account branded the player's moment of magic against Napoli as his 'most underrated' goal of his career.

In reaction to Messi's goal, one Twitter user tweeted: "Despite falling in the box, he didn't take the dive and still got up and finished what he started. My GOAT."


A second wrote: "If anyone else scored it, he would've been awarded with Puskas."

A third added: "Koulibaly price dropped 10M instantly that night."

A fourth added: "Loved Suarez letting Messi continue his flow."

Featured Image Credit: UEFA

Topics: Football, Lionel Messi

Nasir Jabbar
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