Turkish international Arda Turan bagged a brace while Lionel Messi scored once as Barcelona earned a 3-0 second-leg victory over Sevilla to win the Spanish Super Cup 5-0 on aggregate.
The Turkish international answered his critics over the past two Super Cup games providing Luis Suarez with an assist in the first leg before putting on a Man of the Match display in the return-leg.
Turan opened the scoring against Sevilla finishing off a lovely attacking move started by Messi.
Arda TURAN GOOL! The bearded one puts Barcelona ahead against Sevilla pic.twitter.com/78JCyGyuHX
— Turkish-Football.com (@Turkish_Futbol) August 17, 2016
The bearded midfielder saved his best till last, finding the back of the net with this wonderful effort.
What a goal from Arda Turan! WOW! The bearded one bagged his Barcelona brace with this ridiculous effort pic.twitter.com/8JOjc6jlHI
— Turkish-Football.com (@Turkish_Futbol) August 18, 2016
Turan heads into the league campaign with two goals and one assist in two games and a trophy.
The 29-year-old is the most successful Turkish player in the countries footballing history having now won every domestic Spanish title twice.
Turan also won every domestic title in Turkey with Galatasaray and has also lifted the Europa League, European Super Cup and reached the Champions League final.