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Published 20:26, 06 August 2022 BST

| Last updated 22:12, 06 August 2022 BST

Messi wasted no time influencing the game, incredibly setting up Neymar in the ninth minute of their fixture on Saturday.

Pablo Sarabia played a ball into Messi who delicately flicked the ball behind him with his weaker right foot.

He appeared to guide the ball to his Brazilian teammate who fired home with a low drive.

Messi 🤝 Neymar 💥 Goal

Good work down the left as Serabia’s cutback is flicked on by Messi to find Neymar who finds the bottom corner 🔥

PSG of the mark 🏎️

— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) August 6, 2022Did Messi mean his pass to Neymar? Well, fans online reckon so.

Messi with the greatest assist of all time to Neymar right there

— J. (@Messilizer) August 6, 2022Was Messi meant to provide that pass wtf it was brilliant

— Liam (@ThatWasMessi) August 6, 2022If Messi meant that pass it’s astonishing

— . (@liamutd_) August 6, 2022OH MY GOD MESSI WHAT AN ASSIST. OUT OF THIS WORLD.

Totally meant it

— mltFCB (@MLTFCB) August 6, 2022Messi’s touch for the assist is mad

— Barça Pictures #14 (@Barca__pictures) August 6, 2022One tweeted: “The touch – he meant to do it, didn’t he? It’s absolutely incredible, you can tell by the way he’s looking over his shoulder that it’s intentional.”

A second wrote: “Messi meant that and no one is telling me otherwise.”

A third added: “What an assist.”

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