With FC Barcelona resuming their La Liga campaign with a resounding 4-0 win over Real Betis at the Nou Camp, the mood in the Catalan camp seems to be pretty upbeat.

 

Lionel Messi has been overshadowed by team-mates Luis SuA?rez and Neymar this season, with the Uruguayan and Brazilian hugely impressive in the talisman’s absence. However, the Argentine has more than enough quality to make yet another season his own, and his sharpness in training suggests he might be preparing to do just that.

After receiving the ball from a team-mate and pretending to shoot, the four-time Ballon d’Or winner changed his mind at the last second and nutmegged Luis SuA?rez instead, who was standing beside him.

The video of that outrageous piece of skill can be seen below:

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