Lionel Messi is undoubtedly one of the most popular football players in the world. The Argentinean superstar is not only loved for his amazing skills on the pitch, but also for his down-to-earth personality and generosity towards his fans. On June 24th, 2022, Messi turned 35 and his fans didn’t hesitate to show him some love.
More than 5000 people took to the streets in Rosario, Messi’s hometown, to sing happy birthday to the football legend. Despite the ongoing pandemic, fans gathered in different parts of the city, wearing Messi’s jersey and holding banners with messages of love and admiration. The atmosphere was festive and full of joy, as fans chanted Messi’s name and expressed their gratitude for all he has done for Argentinean football.
The celebration didn’t stop there. Messi’s family also threw him a birthday party at home, with close friends and relatives in attendance. Pictures and videos of the event circulated on social media, showing Messi blowing out the candles of a huge birthday cake and receiving gifts from his loved ones.
While many fans were happy for Messi and grateful for his contribution to football, others couldn’t help feeling a tinge of jealousy. After all, who wouldn’t want to be there, singing happy birthday to their favorite football player?
Messi has always had a special connection with his fans, and his 35th birthday was yet another proof of that. The celebration not only showed the love and appreciation people have for him, but also highlighted the impact he has had on Argentinean football and the world of sports in general. Happy birthday, Lionel Messi!