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Messi is one thing, but how will Bayern stop Losada?
by Samuel Charles, April 22nd, 2013 11:50PM
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[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] Bavaria becomes the center of the soccer universe Tuesday with Barcelona in Germany for a Champions League showdown with Bayern Munich, where Coach Jupp Heynckes will have dedicated his game plan to containing Lionel Messi, but there isn't a single thing the meticulous manager can do to slow down the Barca player authoring today's golazo.

This pretty opener featuring Barcelona’s signature passing and movement came during a 2-0 win over Sevilla last week.

The reason Bayern has no chance of corralling the 22-year-old who strokes home this cool finish -- after winning the ball in midfield and knifing through Sevilla’s helpless defenders via a pair of intricate one-twos with a partner in crime -- is because the player wearing No. 9 for the Blaugrana in today’s video is Vicky Losada, from Barcelona’s women’s team.

It’s no surprise this ball movement has the announcer invoking the names of Xavi and Andres Iniesta, praise of the highest order in Catalonia ...



2 comments
  1. F. Kirk Malloy
    commented on: April 23, 2013 at 9:52 a.m.
    NWSL, take note. Beautiful soccer is gender blind, and if you want a sustainable business model your teams better produce technical, skillful, entertaining soccer to compete for viewers. As proved above, there's no reason why women can't play Barca Ball. Good luck!
  1. Ken Jamieson
    commented on: April 23, 2013 at 9:02 p.m.
    Based on the result from Munich today, I would say Barcelona could've used Vicky Losada!!!

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