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Pain-free Messi ready for the challenge in 2014

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Lionel Messi said he is looking forward to another big year in 2014 after scoring twice in his comeback from injury as Barcelona swept aside Getafe 4-0 in the first leg of their Copa del Rey last 16 tie on Wednesday. 

Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during Barcelona's Spanish Cup match against Getafe at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 8, 2014

The four-time World Player of the Year made his first appearance since early November as a substitute just after the hour mark with Barca leading 2-0 thanks to a Cesc Fabregas double.

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