Young Hoodlum Throws Punch At Lionel Messi Outside Restaurant In Rosario (Video)

Chris Wright

3rd, June 2011


By Chris Wright

In which an Argentinian youth tries to land one on Lionel Messi as the Barca star emerges from a restaurant in his hometown of Rosario, misses completely then legs it down the street…

According to the Argentinian media, the uppity yob was a Rosario Central supporter, arch-rivals of Newell’s Old Boys – the club where Messi started his career. See? It all makes sense.

Messi later told Ole: “I wasn’t even touched. I didn’t feel a thing and I only found out after all the kerfuffle, it was nothing…”

Video: Holdout