Watch: Messi’s incredible stunt on Japanese TV


Lionel Messi Manu Fernandez/AP

We’ve seen it time and time again: with a soccer ball at his feet, there’s virtually nothing Lionel Messi can’t do.

The Argentinian superstar proved that point once again recently on Japanese television, launching a ball over an 18-metre obstacle only to control it with ease when the ball plummeted back down to earth. Twice.

Just another day in the life of Messi.

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