Lionel Messi is one of the most exciting and dynamic footballers to ever play the game but as far as his on-pitch demeanour goes, there are more animated characters around.
Nevertheless, the adrenaline rush generated from sticking one in the back of the net can get even the most composed of personalities to celebrate wildly.
Serial goal-scorers never grow immune to that sensation and after over 500 goals for Barcelona, Messi is most certainly one of them.
The Catalan hero produced one of the most iconic visuals in sport this year when he hoisted his jersey in front of his adoring fans after scoring in El Clasico at the Santiago Bernabeu last month.
Here, this compilation below. put together on the Barcelona YouTube channel. looks back at some of his best goal celebrations.