Lionel Messi’s response after a fan sends him pair of £10 slippers captures his character

Lionel Messi, contemplating all of the accolades he has acquired all through his profession and his emergence as arguably the best participant in historical past when he hoisted the World Cup trophy in Qatar in December 2022, it’s unbelievable that he nonetheless maintains the identical degree of humility as when he first started progressing via the Barcelona academy.

Along with scoring seven objectives, together with a hat trick in opposition to France within the championship, the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner additionally provided three assists. Within the competitors, he additionally took house the Golden Ball. The Argentine’s modesty was displayed when he wore a pair of £10 slippers {that a} fan had gifted him throughout the 2022 FIFA World Cup in December.

The just lately topped champion was sporting a pair of Argentina slippers bearing the No. 10; the slippers have been a gift from a fan who had created them, particularly for him the earlier 12 months however couldn’t have predicted that Messi would actually put on them. As he noticed the non-public messages on his Instagram account, he was much more shocked.

“Hello, Luciano, all nicely? I’m Leo,” wrote Messi, to the proprietor of a small enterprise that’s now turn out to be extremely standard.

“I needed to thanks for the slippers. They’re tremendous good, and so is the field. I’d prefer to see if you can also make one for my sons and the pink Paris [PSG] one for my spouse.

” Sizes are 33, 29, 26, and [his wife] Antonela 35. Mine are 42/43. Sorry I’ve seen your messages solely now!”

After the World Cup festivities, the storied ahead returned to PSG, the place he has continued his stellar play. Notably, he scored the game-winning objective within the workforce’s 4-3 win over Lille the earlier weekend.

On the membership degree this 12 months, the ahead has excelled as nicely. He has made 27 appearances for the Ligue 1 powerhouses within the present season, showing in all competitions, scoring 16 objectives, and meting out 14 assists. Within the competitors for the honour, Messi will face off in opposition to Kylian Mbappe of PSG, Karim Benzema of Actual Madrid, and different gamers.


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