Watch Lionel Messi Surprising 100-year-old Super Fan with Video Message
Watch Lionel Messi: Most sports fans support their favorite team or player. One example is Lionel Messi.
Then there are those who have spent their lives around him, they are a special group of people who go beyond drawing faces or customizing tattoos for their favorite sports icons.
However, to beat the centennial super fan, 730 notebooks of Lionel Messi’s scoring career have been filled.
Last weekend, Messi finally won the first major international trophy of his brilliant career: Argentina defeated Brazil in the summit clash of the Copa América at the iconic Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. The Argentine star forward’s joy at winning the Copa América was vividly expressed by the crowd on the pitch and millions of fans around the world.
In the process of celebrating with his teammates, the 34-year-old player made a video call with his family on the ground and shared this joyful moment with them.
According to ole.com, the Argentine star shared his success with a 100-year-old super fan. Don Hernan is a Spanish grandfather who has gained popularity on TikTok in recent weeks.
However, Hernan’s efforts are special because he has followed Messi since the beginning of his career.
Use paper and pen to record every goal Messi scored for the club and the country. The super fan filled out nearly 730 notebooks, recording the scoring efforts of his sports idol.
After learning about the 100-year-old super fan, Messi surprised Hernan with a video message.
A video clip shared by the publication on Twitter shows that the grandson showed a video clip of Messi to his grandfather. In the video, Messi said that his story (from Don Hernan) came to him, it seems crazy that you have been tracking the number of goals.
Messi also mentioned that he was giving him a big hug and thanked him for everything. After watching Messi’s video, the clip ended with a visibly excited Hernan laugh.
Check out the video here: