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Valencia striker Rodrigo on Copa opponents Barcelona: Messi just awesome

Valencia striker Rodrigo Moreno knows they face a huge test in their Copa del Rey tie with Barcelona.

Rodrigo recognises that with the form Lionel Messi is in Valencia will have to be at their best.

"Messi is as awesome as ever," he said to reporters on Monday.

"Barcelona are the overwhelming favourites in the league, in the Champions League and in the cup.

"I don't think we want to go looking for revenge, but it's a special match because we play again against a powerful team.

"Two years ago it was very unpleasant, one of the toughest days, without a doubt.

"But since then we have had matches against Barcelona in which we have competed."

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