Lionel Messi Repeatedly Thwarted By Robotic Keeper On Japanese Gameshow (Video)

Chris Wright

8th, April 2013


By Chris Wright

Ah, the sweet, sweet perks of being a global footballing superstar. Lionel Messi recently appeared on a suitably nonsensical Japanese gameshow charged with beating a robotic goalkeeper from the penalty spot.

Messi’s first two efforts are successfully thwarted by his lightning-reflexed, laser-guided cardboard opponent, but you’ll be glad to know that the wee Barcelona man does eventually manage to stick one away by giving the keeper “the eyes”…