Lionel Messi admits he's enjoying Barcelona's current form.

Barca thrashed Real Sociedad 5-0 on Sunday.

"The truth is things are turning out well for us and we are playing at a great level," Messi said.

Messi is in the running to win this year's Golden Ball, along with Barca team-mates Andres Iniesta and Xavi, who have also made the final shortlist of three.

"The important thing is that the three of us are there," Messi said.

"It is great that three Barcelona players are there."

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