Lionel Messi of Barcelona created an amazing penalty for Luis Suarez to complete his hat-trick against Celta Vigo to maintain their grip on the La Liga title.
Despite Celta putting out a spirited effort, Messi and his Barcelona juggernauts pulled off an easy 6-1 win thus maintaining their 3-point gap over Atletico Madrid and 4-point gap over Real Madrid having a game in hand.
It was Messi who started the scoring for Barcelona with his magical free-kick from 25 yards. Celta got themselves back into the match through a John Guidetti penalty.
After half-time, Barcelona started with more purpose and Suarez completed his hat-trick to go past Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo as the top scorer in the league. Ivan Rakitic and Neymar completed the rout for the Catalan giants.
Despite Barcelona shredding Celta to pieces and Suarez scoring a hat-trick in the match, it was the amazing penalty trick from Messi that has grabbed the attention of the world.
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However, this is not the first time when audiences across the world were surprised by a penalty kick. Here are our TOP 5 kicks which made the world go WOW!
5) Francesco Totti scores vs. Netherlands keeper Edwin van der Sar
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4) Theyab Awayna scores an amazing penalty-with a back heel!
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3) Italy legend Andrea Pirlo scores his memorable ‘Panenka penalty’ against England at UEFA EURO 2012
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2) Zinedine Zidane executed a sublime chip from his Penalty against Italy at FIFA WORLD CUP 2006 final
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1) Stijn Schaars’ penalty ranks the top in this list. Why? Check it out for yourselves
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If you have any suggestions regarding your version of the ‘Top 5’ penalty kicks ever taken, feel free to comment below.
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