Video: Lionel Messi's Wondergoal Against Athletic Bilbao Captured by Fan Footage

Mark Patterson@@MarkPattersonBRUK Staff WriterJune 1, 2015


Lionel Messi's first goal against Athletic Bilbao as Barcelona won the Copa del Rey was breathtaking enough on its own, but fan footage of his run and finish gives the effort another complexion.

As you can see, Messi's jinking run down the touchline was something else from the stands, and once the Argentinian cut inside from the wing toward goal, the excitement is palpable.

It wasn't the only way the goal was looked at: Here's how commentaries around the world recorded the goal:

His exploits were re-imagined in GIF form in the aftermath. 

Barcelona also gave another look the strike on Instagram. 

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#Messi’s goal against Athletic Bilbao in a GIF: http://t.co/ML6Diw6Us2 http://t.co/wQzMz5HjeA

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