It’s Lionel Messi’s world, we’re all just living in it.
How else can you explain that the Barcelona star only received a yellow card for this head-butt and choke-grab on Roma’s Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa?
Messi Head-Butts and Chokes AS Roma’s Player
Somebody get that man a Snickers bar, ASAP! Messi is not acting like himself…
Seriously, that kind of nonsense gets you sent off 11 times out of ten, whether it’s in a UEFA Champions League final or a meaningless preseason friendly.
But he’s Messi, so, you know. Let’s give him a pass?
This brings up an important question, though. Is Messi trying to become more of a badass suddenly? Would explain all the tattoos! Or has Luis Suarez started to rub off on him?
Stay tuned, everyone. #AngryMessi may become a new thing this season.
Remembered story of Zidane and Materazzi, two of the most talented players of their time, and one mad moment that will forever be in World Cup final history.
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