To make things better, Real Madrid lost at the Bernabeu once again, which means they now occupy the 5th position in the standings, and trail their fiercest rivals by a massive 10 points.
Goals from Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez in the first half were enough to hand Ernesto Valverde’s side all 3 points last night, but it was the Argentine that stole the show.
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Messi has been wowing the world since more than a decade, and last night saw an incident that left people’s jaws dropped and hearts won.
The little magician produced a wonder pass for Luis Suarez, and it left Twitter shocked and applauding the player’s brilliance.
We live in the same time as Lionel Messi. What a bunch of lucky bastards we are. pic.twitter.com/qikkrjsFxp
— FootballJOE (@FootballJOE) January 6, 2019
Messi finished 5th in last year’s Ballon d’Or rankings, and yesterday’s moment of individual quality is enough to bring him up to 1st right away.
The player split the entire Getafe defence with a through ball zipped along the ground, and coupled with Suarez’s brilliant attacking instincts, it got everyone going mad.
Just when you think the GOAT debate is over, moments like these force you to think otherwise. Luka Modric who?