Lionel Messi completely fooled a goalkeeper with a clever penalty kick

Lionel Messi scored a crafty goal early in Barcelona’s Champions League match against Lyon. Messi popped a gentle penalty kick right down the middle of the goal, deceiving Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes, who dived to the ground in anticipation of a sharp strike. The shot is known as a “Panenka” penalty and is one of the many psychological advantages Messi has employed over opposing goalkeepers in his time as one of the most feared players on the planet.

Lionel Messi added yet another impressive goal to his highlight reel on Wednesday, scoring the opening goal from the spot to

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