Lionel Messi's genius free-kick assist for Luis Suarez vs Celta Vigo

Yet more ingenuity from Lionel Messi!

Lionel Messi is continuously finding new ways to amaze us.

The diminutive Argentine may be 33 these days, but he is still as good as ever and today against Celta Vigo, he treated us to yet another magical assist.

Barcelona's star man lined up a free-kick on the edge of the area, with Vigo's defenders retreating to the posts to try and block a goal-bound shot from Messi.

So what did the little magician do? He chipped the ball to the far post for his partner-in-crime Luis Suarez to head home. Absolute genius!

How does he make that pass look so easy?

The assist is Messi's 20th of the season in all competitions, with the little Argentine also scoring 26 himself.

Vigo's attempts to thwart him scoring his 27th goal of the campaign stem from Sevilla's tactics which stopped a Messi free-kick two games previous.

The Barcelona man's goal-bound set-piece was brilliantly headed away by Jules Kounde on the line after the Frenchman sprinted back towards his own goal at the last-second.

But you can't fool a genius like Messi twice!

The Argentine assisted Suarez once again in the second-half to put Barcelona 2-1 up after Fyodor Smolov had equalised shortly after the interval.

However, Iago Aspas was on hand to break the Blaugrana's hearts with a late free-kick goal - a strike which could prove pivotal in the title race.

Quique Setien's side are temporarily top of the La Liga table, with Real Madrid to play Eibar tomorrow.

Messi himself is still waiting to score his 700th career goal, but given his performance at the Estadio de Balaidos today, it really is only a matter of time.

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