Soccer world loses it after Lionel Messi’s perfect free kick

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi scores his side's third goal during the Champions League semifinal, first leg, match between FC Barcelona and Liverpool at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, May 1, 2019. (Emilio Morenatti/AP)

Even if he never played in another match again, we’d still look back at Lionel Messi as one of the all-time greats. The Argentine legend’s memorable moments on the pitch are countless.

On Wednesday, the soccer world got another chance to admire Messi’s superb skills when the five-time Ballon d’Or winner converted a free kick against Liverpool that can only be described as nothing short of perfection.

As the ball rocketed into the back of the net, the Messi-loving Twitterverse lost its collective mind. Here’s some of the best reaction:

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