During his four-year Atlanta United career Ezequiel Barco has shown plenty of moments of individual brilliance. However, his goal against Orlando City on Friday night is perhaps his best moment so far.
We all know that Barco has some incredible skill as a soccer player, but a lot of the times it fails to come together at the right time on the field. This was the one time it all meshed together perfectly and produced some absolute magic.
Take em' all on, why not ⁉️ pic.twitter.com/bRA9dqLEsC— Atlanta United FC (@ATLUTD) September 11, 2021
Looking like his fellow countryman and the greatest soccer player of all time, Lionel Messi, Barco dribbled, turned, hesitated, hesitated some more and struck a perfect finish into the net. It was a moment of pure genius and one most Atlanta United fans have been hoping to see since his arrival in 2018.
This season has undoubtedly been Barco’s most consistent as a professional. If he starts adding moments of great end product like this more often, the sky is truly the limit. What a goal!