After scoring goal after goal against everyone and anybody in La Liga, it’s no wonder Lionel Messi wants to play goalkeeper for a little bit. He’s a bit bored these days, dribbling through defenders, setting up teammates only to see them miss. He needs and wants a new challenge. Just look at this save by the little genius. He’d sure be good with the ball at his foot too, woudn’t have to worthy about playing the ball back to him.
Now we know who can replace Victor Valdes if there’s an injury. However, I’m guessing Pep Guardiola would take a lot of heat if God forbide Messi got injured messing around in the goal like this during a Barcelona training session. Don’t think we’ll see too many more pictures like this of Messi making a diving save…
Carlos Puyol tweeted the photo of Messi making the save and said that it was real and not fake. I trust Puyoul, he wouldn’t send out a doctored picture…
Someday there will be a goalkeeper who’s incredible with the ball at their feet and will dribble the length of the soccer pitch and score.
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