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Ernesto Valverde: Lionel Messi has mastered freekicks to perfection

Odiase Osayande



Barcelona coach Ernesto valverde, has praised Lionel Messi after the  Argentine stole the show against Celta vigo on Saturday night.

The Barcelona captain converted a penalty before netting two sumptuous freekicks to complete his hat-trick and go top of the table.

“With Leo, anything is possible,” Valverde said about his forward.” [Taking freekicks] is something that he’s mastered to perfection.

”Because of this, the opponent can’t commit fouls on the edge of their own box. If they do, we try to take advantage.

“Messi, apart from scoring goals, has a commitment to the game.”

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Odiase Osayande is a senior sports reporter at Dockaysworld. He's turning football into words and telling the best stories about the beautiful game to fans stateside and worldwide.


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