Barcelona were held to a 1-1 draw against Villarreal in the La Liga on Sunday evening at the Estadio de la Ceramica stadium.
Villarreal took the lead in the second-half and the home side were ahead going into the last few minutes of the game until Barcelona were awarded a free-kick just outside the penalty area.
Lionel Messi stepped up and scored the equaliser with a superb free-kick effort in what was his 24th goal of the season.
Messi’s not bad at free kicks. pic.twitter.com/37P20NB2Zb
— Roy Nemer (@RoyNemer) January 8, 2017
Messi has now scored 11 goals in his last 10 games for Barcelona however, Neymar failed to find the back of the net again. The Brazilian has not scored a La Liga goa since October 2 2016.
Turkish international star Arda Turan came on as a second-half substitute and provided Barcelona another attacking outlet in their pursuit of an equaliser.