Lionel Messi fandom reaches all over the world and one fan took his love for the Argentine to the next level by tattooing the 35-year-old lifting the 2022 FIFA World Cup last December.
The 2023 under-20 World Cup is ongoing in Argentina, Stav Lemkin, a player for the Israel national team, showed off his Messi tattoo while talking to ESPN Argentina.
"ERA MI HÉROE DE LA INFANCIA, ES MÍ ÍDOLO…" Stav Lemkin, zaguero del Hapoel Tel Aviv y de la Selección de Israel Sub 20 que hace historia en Argentina, habló sobre su tatuaje de Leo Messi. pic.twitter.com/MHNmkGWIHT
— SportsCenter (@SC_ESPN) June 5, 2023
Lemkin might not be the only player with a Messi tattoo showing off the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner’s accomplishment.