Alessandro Florenzi: Roma ace scores incredible half-way line goal against Barcelona in goal-of-the-season contender

The right-back scored in the 31st minute

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The goal of the season?

Alessandro Florenzi equalised for Roma against Barcelona in stunning fashion tonight in their Champions League match at the Stadio Olimpico.

The right-back picked up the ball ran, and and unleashed an aston shin shot from just over the half-way line past Barca 'keeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen.

Luis Suarez had earlier put Barcelojna ahead on Lionel Messi's 100th Champions League appearance.

Before the game, Roma coach Rudi Garcia said: "We don't have an anti-Messi plan, just as there isn't one to stop [Luis] Suarez or [Andres] Iniesta.

"As [midfielder] Daniele De Rossi has said, you deal with the threat collectively, both in attack and defence."

Alessandro Florenzi celebrates his wondergoal


Roma players mob Florenzi

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique added: "The goal of winning a second consecutive Champions League does not bring added pressure.


"We'll try to do it but it's not pressure - quite the opposite.

"When the ball starts to move there are no champions and no favourites but 32 teams who want to win the title."

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