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WATCH: Messi scores stunner, honors Maradona with emotional celebration

Messi Maradona

BARCELONA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 29: Lionel Messi of Barcelona celebrates after scoring their sides fourth goal while wearing a Newell’s Old Boys shirt with the number 10 on the back in memory of former footballer, Diego Maradona, who recently passed away during the La Liga Santander match between FC Barcelona and C.A. Osasuna at Camp Nou on November 29, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. Sporting stadiums around Spain remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

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Argentine hero Lionel Messi paid tribute to his country’s icon, the late Diego Maradona, with an emotional goal celebration on Sunday.

Messi scored a beautiful goal to give Barcelona a 4-0 lead over Osasuna on Sunday morning, taking off his shirt to reveal a Newell’s Old Boys No. 10 jersey.

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Maradona passed away Wednesday at the age of 60 and tributes have come in from around the world, with many top leagues around the world honoring the Argentine legend before kickoff this weekend.

Barcelona had an oversized No. 10 shirt at midfield before the game, and Messi clearly had Maradona in and over his heart on Sunday.

Maradona played for Newell’s, Messi’s childhood club, between 1993-94 after playing for Barca a decade earlier. Maradona also managed Messi with Argentina between 2008-10.

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