VIDEO: Barcelona's Latest Wonderkid Scores Incredible Goal Reminiscent of Lionel Messi Classic

Ben Davies
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​Barcelona's youth academy is regarded as one of the best in world football, and one of the club's latest youth prospects has shown exactly why with a particularly sublime goal.

Translated into 'the Farmhouse', La Masia boasts some real superstars produced through its ranks: players such as Gerard Pique; Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta, Cesc Fabregas, and the most successful of all, Lionel Messi.


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However, Barcelona's next biggest talent may be on his way through, and is catching the eyes of everyone around him. 

In his side's UEFA Youth League match against Red Bull Salzburg U19s, Jordi Mboula produced this sensational goal to take his team 1-0 up after 18 minutes:

​​The 18 year old wrangles his way through three defenders and rifles the ball into the top left corner, with the keeper looking on in despair.

What makes this finish that bit more juicy, is its uncanny resemblance to that of Lionel Messi's goal in the Copa Del Rey final in 2015 against Atletico Bilbao.


Of Course, the Argentinian wizard beat four players, and slotted the ball into the bottom right corner rather than the top left, but they're still brilliantly similar.

Obviously at this point in time, no other comparisons can be made between the two players, but if Mboula continues sticking goals away like that, then who knows what the future holds for him?


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