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Lionel Messi sinks Real Madrid in thriller to keep Barcelona in race

Barcelona's Lionel Messi in action

The very last kick of the clásico could not have been more perfectly executed nor more dramatically delivered, Lionel Messi guiding the ball inside the post to take his team top. It was the 500th goal of his career and few have been more significant. It prompted Luis Enrique to say: “He is the best player in history.”