Leo Messi - Future NBA star?

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Leo Messi may be the world's best footballer - but he's not bad on the basketball court either.

A new video uploaded by Messi on his Instagram account shows the Argentina star shooting hoops with who we think is a member of the Barca back-room staff - and he sinks both shots.

He's not the tallest though, so maybe a career in the NBA will have to remain a pipe-dream.

And the technique is not quite NBA-ready if we're being really picky - but we'll let him off. Especially as he could probably kick the ball in the hoop if he really wanted to (he comes close in this clip).

The Barca star scored the only goal for his club as they chalked up a 1-1 draw away to AC Milan earlier this week in the Champions League.

And we all know how good he is on the football pitch, but what do you make of his basketball skills?

Check the video out above...

Lionel Messi

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