Watch: Emotional Moment Lionel Messi Is Star-Struck After Meeting His Sporting Hero At Barcelona’s Training Camp
Barca star Lionel Messi gets emotional as Olympic sailor Santiago Lange drops in on his fellow- Argentinian.
Messi, who has an Olympic gold medal, met Lange at Barca’s training ground, along with Barca star Javier Mascherano.
He stood in front of Lange with a huge grin on his face and holds his shirt out for it to be signed by his Olympian hero.
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After signing the shirt Lange hugged Argentine hero, and Messi’s face was worth seeing.
Santiago Lange became the oldest medalist at the Rio 2016, after overcoming cancer. He and partner Cecilia Carranza Saroli won the Nacra 17 Mixed category.
Lange, 55 told Barcelona TV, “We wanted to meet Leo and Mascherano. It was very exciting. I really like the simplicity in these people and what they mean.”