The Super Cup final normally holds about as much importance as the Community Shield.
Yet the opportunity to witness the extraordinary talents of Lionel Messi on the European stage after the summer's football drought is too exciting to resist.
Already Messi has netted two stunning free kicks in reply to Sevilla’s bright start, as Evar Banega scored one of his own after three minutes:
It only took Messi four minutes to reply though:
And after a quarter of an hour Barca were ahead, thanks to more Messi magic:
Anything you can do…
Messi to Emery: Anything your men can do i can do it better' ;) http://t.co/U7ow7ukTlq— Leo D10S Messi (@MessiHaiti10) August 11, 2015