By Peter Rutzler For Mailonline
Published: 11:45 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 11:45 BST, 1 April 2019
Lionel Messi scored a remarkable 'Panenka free-kick' during Barcelona's derby win over Espanyol on Saturday - but it turns out this isn't the first time he's pulled off the stunning set-piece technique.
A video has resurfaced showing Messi dinking the ball over the wall from the edge of the penalty area against Almeria as a 22-year-old in 2010.
The goal was strikingly similar to Barcelona's opening goal on Saturday, which helped pull the Spanish league leaders to victory.
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Lionel Messi scored an impressive 'Panenka free-kick' for Barcelona against Espanyol
The 'Panenka' technique is normally seen from penalties and sees the ball chipped into the net
Against Espanyol Messi deployed a similar style to dink the ball over the wall and into the net
Defender Victor Sanchez backpedaled from the wall to stop the