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 By Chris Wright

Messi puts on a show at Barcelona training

Lionel Messi was in a relaxed mood at Barcelona's Tuesday training session, which must have come as bad news for the rest of his teammates.

Indeed, the Argentinian star put on a wonderful solo display of his sublime touch, skill and ball control as he generally set about making mincemeat of his pals without breaking sweat.

😍 @leomessi 🔵🔴 #ForçaBarça --- #igersFCB #Barça #FCBarcelona #Messi

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Spare a thought for poor Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Given that he's forced to train against Messi every single day, it's a wonder that the German goalkeeper's confidence hasn't been completely torn to shreds by this point.

Chris covers the funny side of the game for ESPN FC in the Toe Poke blog.

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