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It Only Took Lionel Messi 82 Seconds To Complete Shooting Accuracy Challenge

It Only Took Lionel Messi 82 Seconds To Complete Shooting Accuracy Challenge

It's fair to say that, when it comes to putting the ball in the back of the net, Lionel Messi isn't too bad at it. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner has scored 28 times in 34 appearances for club and country this season and has broke almost every goal scoring record there is to break, during his career.

In fact, Messi became the first La Liga player to score 25+ goals in 10 consecutive seasons on Sunday when he bagged twice against Real Betis.

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The 30-year-old has netted six goals in his last six games for Barcelona and has produced the goods once again this week after he appeared on a Japanese Game Show.

Messi was given 100 seconds to knock over all 20 panels and of course, the little Argentine completed the challenge in an impressive 82 seconds as contestants shouted their encouragement.

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Messi made his debut in La Liga 14 years ago and football has never been the same since.

Messi took to the field for Barcelona in a friendly against Jose Mourinho's Porto side, aged 16 years, four months, and 23 days old, on 16 November 2003, and he was already turning out for the Barcelona 'B' team in no time.

A single training session with the first-team squad let the great Ronaldinho to believe that Messi would surpass him, and it wasn't long before he was fast-tracked into the Blaugrana's star-studded side.

Here's what Lionel Messi can spend a months wages on:

The diminutive genius ended 2017 with a bang, despite his rival Cristiano Ronaldo raising his fifth Ballon d'Or award, levelling with the great man in the process.

Is Lionel Messi the greatest of all time?

Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

Topics: Football News, Football, Barcelona, Lionel Messi, La Liga

Jack Kenmare

Jack Kenmare is a writer at SPORTbible. He's interviewed some of the biggest names in sport, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pele, Carles Puyol and Tim Henman. He dabbles in all things sport but football is his biggest passion. He was once hit in the head by a wayward strike from Nicky Butt and lived to tell the tale.

 

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