Lionel Messi's Heart-Warming Gesture to Young Fan As He Poses For a Selfie

Ali Shibil Roshan
Lionel Messi's heart-warming gesture to young fan captured in camera
Lionel Messi's heart-warming gesture to young fan captured in camera / Gustavo Pagano/Getty Images

Lionel Messi is one of the best footballers in the world, and the Argentine has millions of fans across the globe who admire him and who dream of having a picture with him.

We have all seen images and videos of celebrities being swarmed by fans when there are spotted in public. Footballers are no exception to that, and a recent video where Messi could be seen posing for a photo with a young fan has won many hearts.

Messi is currently with the Argentina national team for the World Cup Qualifiers matches, and the Copa America winners' next clash is up against fierce rivals Brazil.

A footage from and released by ESPN programme SportsCenter ahead of Argentina's WCQ match against Canarinho shows Messi's heart-warming gesture to a young fan.

As he set down the team bus, securities could be seen stopping a young fan from approaching the Argentine star. Messi, though, stopped by, eased the situation and then posed for a quick selfie with child in what was a nice gesture from one of the greatest players ever to grace the beautiful game.

Meanwhile, Messi, who suffered a horror tackle during Argentina's clash with Venezuela, is expected to feature against Brazil, and will be hoping to help La Albiceleste to victory and extend their unbeaten streak to 22 games.