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The forward quite literally passed up the perfect chance to score his 300th La Liga goal by tapping the ball to his team-mate to fire home

Lionel Messi repeated Johan Cruyff's famous penalty routine by passing to Luis Suarez from the spot during Barcelona's 6-1 win over Celta Vigo on Sunday.

The 28-year-old scored the opening goal of the game - his 299th league goal - and was then handed the perfect opportunity to fire home his 300th strike from the penalty spot.







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But just as he appeared set to convert, the Argentina captain instead passed the ball to Suarez, who fired home to complete his hat-trick.

Further goals from Ivan Rakitic and Neymar completed a resounding 6-1 win as the Catalans tightened their grip on top spot in La Liga.

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