Barca release new footage of a young Messi

On Christmas day, Barcelona released some great never-before-seen footage of a young Lionel Messi showcasing his superb footballing skills.

The Argentinean playmaker has been one of the world’s greatest players for the better part of the decade, but before he was a superstar he was a superstar in the making for Barca youth.

As young as he was, it’s clear Messi was a serious talent, even if he wasn’t the finished product yet.

Watch and enjoy the young maestro in action: