The Leo Messi/Luis Suarez penalty: Front pages, memes, jokes & best pictures

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As we noted as soon as Luis Suarez tapped the ball back into the net, Twitter melted after Leo Messi’s trick penalty for Barcelona against Celta Vigo on Sunday night.

There have been suggestions since that the penalty should have been disallowed as Luis Suarez was not properly placed when it was taken.

And, Neymar has now famously commented that the penalty trick was meant for the Brazilian but Suarez stole his thunder.

Other things to note are how the Nou Camp gasped as Leo Messi tapped the penalty to his right and that this new spot kick has already made our list of the top 10 spot kicks of all time.

In the last 15 hours or so since the Messi/Suarez penalty, the internet has acted with typical hype, much of it worthy.

Barcelona got the ball rolling with a great picture montage of nine images showing the spot kick in all its glory.

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Then came the Monday morning papers in Spain, three of which featured the penalty on their front page. Mundo Deportivo did not. But, both Madrid papers, AS and Marca, did.

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On Twitter, this Tweet has gone seriously viral. Considering it brings in Manchester United’s current malaise, it is understandable.

This Sensible Soccer recreation is also awesome!

Finally, we come to the Memes and with many of them centring around Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo.

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And, AS English have done a great job of putting together some translated memes, the best of which can be seen below.

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