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Barcelona's Lionel Messi, celebrates after scoring his team's third goal, with his teammate Antoine Griezmann, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona at San Mames stadium in Bilbao, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi center, runs with the ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona at San Mames stadium in Bilbao, Spain. Barcelona won the match 3-2.

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Real Madrid's Rodrygo, bottom, Granada's Dimitri Foulquier, left, and Granada's Yan Eteki, right, vie for the ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Granada at the Alfredo Di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi lies on the ground during a Spanish La Liga match against Valladolid at the Jose Zorrilla stadium, Spain on December 22, 2020

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi, centre shoots wide of goal during a Spanish La Liga match against Valladolid at the Jose Zorrilla stadium on Tuesday December 22, 2020

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi smiles during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Valladolid and Barcelona at the Jose Zorrilla stadium in Valladolid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi, centre left, celebrates with team mates after scoring his side's third goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Valladolid and Barcelona at the Jose Zorrilla stadium in Valladolid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi, centre, celebrates with team mates after scoring his side's third goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Valladolid and Barcelona at the Jose Zorrilla stadium in Valladolid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring his side's third goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Valladolid and Barcelona at the Jose Zorrilla stadium in Valladolid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi, right, scores his side's third goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Valladolid and Barcelona at the Jose Zorrilla stadium in Valladolid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi, centre, runs past Real Valladolid's Ruben Alcaraz, right during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Valladolid and Barcelona at the Jose Zorrilla stadium in Valladolid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi shoots on goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Valladolid and Barcelona at the Jose Zorrilla stadium in Valladolid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi, right, takes a shot at goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Valencia at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Athletic Club Bilbao at the Alfredo Di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi, right, kicks for the ball to score his side's first goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Levante at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi, second right, vies for the ball surrounded with Levante players during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Levante at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Ferland Mendy, vies for the ball with Atletico Madrid's Marcos Llorente during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the Alfredo Di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Casemiro, second left, celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the Alfredo Di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Atletico Madrid's Thomas Lemar, left, tries a shot during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the Alfredo Di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Atletico Madrid's goalkeeper Jan Oblak fails to stop a ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the Alfredo Di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal celebrates a goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the Alfredo Di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Atletico Madrid's Koke, right, heads for the ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the Alfredo Di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain

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Atletico Madrid's Thomas Lemar, center, vies for the ball with Real Madrid's Rodrygo, left, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the Alfredo Di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi, left, runs with the ball next to Cadiz's Alex Fernandez during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Cadiz and FC Barcelona at the Ramon Carranza stadium in Cadiz, Spain.

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FC Barcelona and Osasuna players observe a minute of silence in memory of soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona before the start of the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Osasuna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Miralem Pjanic, center, in action during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Osasuna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi, second left, vies for the ball with Osasuna's Raul Navas, left, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Osasuna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Antoine Griezmann celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Osasuna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Martin Braithwaite, left, celebrates with his teammates after scoring his side's first goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Osasuna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Osasuna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi runs for the ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Osasuna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Osasuna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Martin Braithwaite, second right, scores his side's first goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Osasuna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Alaves' Joselu, left, duels for the balls with Real Madrid's Toni Kroos during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Alaves at Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Mariano Diaz, left, blocks Alaves' Victor Laguardia during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Alaves at Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi is closed down during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Antoine Griezmann reacts after Atletico Madrid's Yannick Carrasco scored his side's opening goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Referee Jose Luis Munuera Montero gives a yellow card after a foul on Barcelona's Lionel Messi, right, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa, left, and Barcelona's Sergino Dest battle for the all during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi takes a free kick during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa in action during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Pedri, left, flicks the balls as hr is challenged by Atletico Madrid's Kieran Trippier during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Gerard Pique, left, reacts after getting an injury in a challenge with Atletico Madrid's Angel Correa during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi, center, battles for the ball with Alaves' Jose Peleteiro "Jota", left, and Florian Lejeune during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Alaves and Barcelona at Mendizorroza stadium in Vitoria, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Luka Modric, right, fights for the ball with Huesca's Pedro Mosquera during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Huesca at Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Marcelo, right, shoots the ball next to Huesca's Sergio Gomez during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Huesca at Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Huesca's David Ferreiro, left, lunges for the ball to score his side's first goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Huesca at Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain. Real Madrid won 4-1.

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Real Madrid's Casemiro fights for the ball against Barcelona's Sergio Busquets during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Ansu Fati celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Sergio Busquets fights for the ball against Real Madrid's Vinicius Junior during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos kicks a penalty scoring his side's 2nd goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi fights for the ball against Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Gerard Pique reacts during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Luka Modric celebrates scoring his side's 3rd goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos scores his side's 2nd goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Pedri fights for the ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Getafe and FC Barcelona at the Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe, Spain.

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Barcelona's Gerard Pique reacts during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Getafe and FC Barcelona at the Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi fights for the ball against Getafe's Nemanja Maksimovic, left, during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Getafe and FC Barcelona at the Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe, Spain.

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Getafe's goalkeeper David Soria jumps for the ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Getafe and FC Barcelona at the Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe, Spain.

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Getafe's Cucho Hernandez fights for the ball against Barcelona's Sergio Busquets during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Getafe and FC Barcelona at the Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts as Getafe's Jaime Mata celebrates celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Getafe and FC Barcelona at the Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe, Spain.

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Getafe's Marc Cucurella fights for the ball against Barcelona's Antoine Griezmann during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Getafe and FC Barcelona at the Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe, Spain.

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Getafe's Jaime Mata celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Getafe and FC Barcelona at the Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe, Spain.

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Cadiz's head coach Alvaro Cervera reacts during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Cadiz at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Cadiz players celebrate their first goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Cadiz at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Isco, front, and Cadiz's Juan Cala fight for possession during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Cadiz at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain

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Real Madrid's Luka Modric, right, and Cadiz's Alex Fernandez fight for possession during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Cadiz at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Karim Benzema in action by Cadiz's Carlos Akapo during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Cadiz at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Eder Militao, center, gets yellow cardduring the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Cadiz at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Raphael Varane, right, and Cadiz's Anthony Lozano jump for the ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Cadiz at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Marcelo, front, and Cadiz's Filip Malbasic fight for possession during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Cadiz at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi is tackled by Sevilla's Joan Jordan during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Cardboard of Villarreal supporters are displayed at the stands during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Levante and Real Madrid at the Ceramica stadium in Villarreal, Spain

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Barcelona's goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen stops a ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between RC Celta and FC Barcelona in Vigo, Spain.

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Real Madrid's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois saves a ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Betis and Real Madrid at the at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Seville, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Martin Odegaard jumps for the ball against Real Sociedad's Robin Le Normand during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Sociedad and Real Madrid at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastián, Spain.

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Alaves' Edgar Mendez, center, fights for the ball with Barcelona's Jordi Alba, left, and Clement Lenglet during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Alaves and FC Barcelona, at Mendizorroza stadium, in Vitoria, northern Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi, left, fights for the ball with Alaves' Victor Camarasa during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Alaves and FC Barcelona, at Mendizorroza stadium, in Vitoria, northern Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts after the end of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Osasuna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Luka Modric shoots the ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Villareal at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Sergio Busquets, centre, and Valladolid's Enes Unal challenge for the ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Valladolid and FC Barcelona at the Jose Zorrilla stadium in Valladolid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Arturo Vidal, left, celebrates with his teammate Lionel Messi after scoring his side's first goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Valladolid and FC Barcelona at the Jose Zorrilla stadium in Valladolid, Spain.

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Real Madrid's head coach Zinedine Zidane, talks to his players prior to the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Deportivo Alaves at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen stops the ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Villareal at La Ceramica stadium in Villareal, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi, center, kicks the ball in front Atletico Madrid's Angel Correa during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi grimaces in pain during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between RCD Espanyol and Real Madrid at the Cornella-El Prat stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi gestures during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between RC Celta and Barcelona at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo, Spain.

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Barcelona's Luis Suarez, second left, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between RC Celta and Barcelona at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo, Spain.

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Mallorca's Antonio Raillo, left, heads for the ball with Real Madrid's Gareth Bale during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Mallorca at Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Sevilla and FC Barcelona at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan stadium in Seville, Spain.

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FC Barcelona's Martin Braithwaite, left, scores his side's second goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Mallorca and FC Barcelona at Son Moix Stadium in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. With virtual crowds, daily matches and lots of testing for the coronavirus, soccer is coming back to Spain. The Spanish league resumes this week more than three months after it was suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A man on a balcony watches the second-division game between Rayo Vallecano and Albacete in Madrid, Spain. With virtual crowds, daily matches and lots of testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus, soccer is coming back to Spain. The Spanish league resumes this week, more than three months after it was suspended because of the pandemic, becoming the second top league to restart in Europe. The Bundesliga was first. The Premier League and the Italian league should be next in the coming weeks.

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Barcelona's Jordi Alba, right, celebrates with Barcelona's Lionel Messi before the goal he scored was disallowed after a VAR decision during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Real Sociedad at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Raphael Varane, center left, and Barcelona's Gerard Pique, center right, jump for the ball during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos celebrates as he runs past Barcelona's Lionel Messi during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain.

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Real Madrid's Marcelo, right and Levante's Enis Bardhi challenge for the ball during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Levante and Real Madrid at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia, Spain.

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Levante's goalkeeper Aitor Fernandez makes a save during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Levante and Real Madrid at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia, Spain

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Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos celebrates scoring his side's 2nd goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Celta de Vigo at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain

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From left to right: Barcelona's Arturo Vidal, Frenkie de Jong, Lionel Messi and Barcelona's Antoine Griezmann celebrate their team first goal during La Liga soccer match between Betis and Barcelona at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Seville, Spain.

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