Lionel Messi commended winning his 6th Ballon d’Or with a cap stunt as Barcelona beat Mallorca to move top of La Liga.
He scored two superb completions from fresh before crushing in a third off the underside of the crossbar.
Antoine Griezmann had opened the scoring for Barca, with Luis Suarez netting a crazy backheel.
Bet Budimir scored twice for battling Mallorca.
Messi flaunted his Ballon d’Or trophy – granted to the best player on the planet – to the Nou Camp group before kick-off, with his family on the pitch nearby him.
Furthermore, he completed the match with his 35th La Liga cap stunt, breaking the record of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Barcelona were phenomenal on occasion, especially in the principal half, with some fabulous passing development.
Anyway their first objective came when Griezmann pursued onto Marc-Andre ter Stegen’s long objective kick before cutting the ball over the goalkeeper.
The France global at that point set up Messi’s initial, a fine twisting exertion from 25 yards. Budimir scored an avoided strike for Mallorca, before Messi scored a comparable objective to his first, this time from an Ivan Rakitic pass.
Suarez scored the best objective of the game, be that as it may. An amazing passing move finished with Frenkie de Jong discovering Suarez, who backheeled the ball into the ground and over goalkeeper Manolo Reina.
Budimir headed in his second for Mallorca before Messi crushed in his third from Suarez’s lay-off. He is currently La Liga’s top scorer with 12 objectives – from just 10 games.
Barcelona return to the top, above Real Madrid – who beat Espanyol 2-0 prior on Saturday. The title rivals meet in El Clasico in 11 days’ time.