Watch: Lionel Messi makes mockery of Barcelona teammates with training goal

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Lionel Messi makes his money bamboozling opposition players across the globe on a weekly basis.

However, when the diminutive Argentinian isn't lining up for Barcelona, it is his own teammates at the Camp Nou who have to figure out how to stop him on a daily basis at training.

As you might expect, that is a pretty tough task, and one Barca's defenders couldn't live up to recently judging by a typical Messi run and goal uploaded to the Catalan giant's official YouTube channel today.

The video showcases the 'Top 5 Abilities' on display in a recent training session and, when you consider the quality in Luis Enrique's squad, there was plenty to choose from.

Alongside Messi's goal, Sergio Busquets' possession football features along with impressive saves from Marc Andre Ter Stegen, a classic Barca rondo drill and a typically calm turn and finish from Ivan Rakitic.

However, the top spot was deservedly filled by Messi's goal below...

While Barcelona may be famous for its attacking flair, their defence isn't bad either. Clearly, though, his teammates were still no match for Messi as he picked up the ball on the edge of the box and, in a flash of an eye, burst past two players before expertly slotting the ball into the bottom corner.

It is a driving run that we have seen hundreds of times before in La Liga, the Champions League and on international duty.

As you can see, though, even the players who spent virtually every day with Messi still haven't worked out how to stop it ending in yet another goal for the 29-year-old.

The Argentinian has been in ominous form so far this season, contributing five goals in as many games for Barcelona as well as a number of assists for the likes of Luis Suarez and Neymar.

The famous 'MSN' forward line were all in action over the weekend as Barca ran out 5-1 winners against Leganes.

And, with Atletico Madrid coming up this Wednesday in La Liga, Diego Simeone will know that his side has their work cut out to secure a result against Messi and co.

Watching the forward dance his way through the Barcelona back line won't have exactly been the confidence booster Atletico were looking far ahead of the crunch league fixture.

However, they will be hoping that Antoine Griezmann will be able to follow his rival's example come kick off in 48 hours time.

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