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VIDEO: Messi scores twice, weaves dazzling dribble in Barcelona’s 2-0 win

Lionel Messi, Neymar

FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, left, celebrates his goal with teammate Neymar after scoring, during the La Liga soccer match between Eibar and Barcelona, at Ipurua stadium in Eibar, northern Spain, Saturday, March 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)


Barcelona’s 2-0 win at Eibar on Saturday featured a dribble from Lionel Messi that needs to be seen to be believed.

The diminutive wizard used a variety of agile darts and nimble touches to navigate his way 50 yards and then some before laying off a pass and flicking a return through the box.

He also scored twice, one a PK and the other a header.

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It didn’t lead to a goal, but that matters little. The Rosario-born 27-year-old again gave the world an example of why the sport is often called “The Beautiful Game”.

Barca now has a four-point lead on Real Madrid before Sunday’s matchup of Real and relegation-struggling Levante, and en route to next week’s El Clasico.

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