WATCH: Messi does best Steph Curry impression, dominates at free-throw line

Lionel Messi is, for many, the world's greatest soccer player. And he should stick to that sport, but when it comes to basketball, he's got a decent little shot.

The Barcelona superstar, just days ahead of arriving in the United States for preseason, posted a video on Facebook taking some free throws, and he made all three. Take a look:


Posted by Leo Messi on Saturday, July 15, 2017

Not the greatest stroke, but certainly better-looking than Lonzo Ball's. And with his teammates distracting him, he gets the job done. Not too shabby. 

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