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Get High On Leo! Messi Branded Cocaine With A Street Value Of £73 Million Seized In Peru

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Peru police forces seized a shipment of cocaine with a street value of £73 million, but the catch here is the drug was branded with the face and name of Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.

The shipment weighed a whooping 1,417kg and was set for Belgium before the police caught it.

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Each packet of the drug had the star footballer’s face, his name and a counterfeited version of his ‘personal branding’.

A styled ‘M’ logo which Messi and his team have used on social media for a very long time now.

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Drug lords in South America have often used the technique of using packing’s of big brands as a disguise to make the shipment less suspicious during transports.

Reports also suggest that several hundred packets also had a forged seal of the king of Spain Felipe VI.

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Although, Messi’s name has been used very often by smugglers, with some peddlers using the code-name ‘Messi’ to sell drugs in 2015.

The Barcelona star is one of the highest earners in the world, with his legitimate endorsement deals worth at a whooping £20 million a year.

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Abhishek Chaudhary
Abhishek Chaudhary = The Blues, who have left an indelible impression on his life. Factoid :- He cried inconsolably for a week when Jose Mourinho was sacked by the bosses at Stamford Bridge 2nd time round. His passion for the beautiful game is only matched by his fascination for beer! Supports Chelsea

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