Lionel Messi Casually Chats With Two Young Fans, Wins Internet

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Lionel Messi meets two fans in the parking lot and humbly chats with them for a while. 24 hours later scores a hat-trick against Celta Vigo to win the internet

Written By Sujay Chakraborty | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Lionel Messi has won the internet with a sweet gesture when a video appeared on Twitter where Messi greeted two young fans in the parking lot and shared an adorable brief chat with them and a day later scored an exquisite hat-trick against Celta Vigo in the LaLiga.

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Lionel Messi meets fans

The day before Barcelona's game against Celta Vigo in the LaLiga, two boys in Barcelona shirts ran into Lionel Messi. The Argentine was making a short walk from the training centre probably towards his car. Lionel Messi was more than happy to spare a minute or two as he engaged in a cute chat with two young fans. 

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The video on Twitter also recorded their conversation where Lionel Messi was heard talking to the fans about his matches with Argentina against Brazil and Uruguay. After a quick chat with the boys, the Argentine then gave a hug to one of the boys and left.

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A fan translates Lionel Messi's conversation

LaLiga: Lionel Messi scores a hat-trick for Barcelona

And after about 24 hours, the Argentine pleased the home crowd with another sensational performance when he delivered an incredible dead-ball hat-trick to steer Barcelona to a 4-1 victory over Celta Vigo. Messi opened the scoring for Barcelona when scored with a penalty before Lucas Olaza pulled Celta level with a free-kick. Messi then produced a pair of sumptuous free-kicks either side of half-time to sink the visitors on Saturday night. The win also eases the pressure on manager Ernesto Valverde.

Lionel Messi applauded by fans for his humble gesture

While some were clearly jealous of the two boys 

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