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(FILES) A picture taken on December 16, 2012 shows Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrating after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Atletico de Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. Messi has agreed on December 18, 2012 to renew his contract with FC Barcelona until June 2018.AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE        (Photo credit should read LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images)

Argentinian Striker Messi Helps FC Barcelona Win UEFA ‘Super Cup’

If you turned off the recent UEFA ‘Super Cup’ match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla because you thought Barcelona and Argentine striker Leonel Messi were going to rout their opponents, then you missed out on one the best games to be played in a very long time.

Barcelona was up  4-2,and seemed to be coasting to an easy win, but Sevilla was not about to throw in the towel.

Sevilla scored two unanswered goals to tie the game at 4-4.

In the end, Leonel Messi with his two goals, showed why his is considered the best player in the world. Messi free kick, followed up by his rebound kick, allowed his teammate Pedro kick the winning goal off the Messi deflection.

Here are the highlights.



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Javier Manjarres

As the managing editor of Hispolitica, Javier was awarded the 2011 CPAC Blogger of the Year. Countless videos and articles from the Shark Tank and Hispolitica have been featured on Fox News, The Hill, Wall Street Journal, and other national news publications. Javier has also appeared on Univision’s “Al Punto” and numerous radio shows, including being the weekly 92.5 Fox News' DayBreak with Drew Steele political contributor, as well as one of NewsmaxTV's conservative commentators.

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