Video: Lionel Messi gets attacked in his hometown

June 3, 2011 | Filed Under: Blog, Euro Box 
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1774 really bad foul 150x150 Video: Lionel Messi gets attacked in his hometown Lionel Messi got a warm welcome when he returned to his hometown this week when a young fan tried to take him out with a punch.

Messi was posing for photos in his hometown of Rosario when a hooded youth attempted to land a right hook on the football legend

The attackers wild effort on Messi did not quite connect and messi after played it cool by quoting

“I wasn’t even touched. I didn’t feel a thing and I only found out after all the kerfuffle, it was nothing.”

Media claimed the attacker was a fan of Rosario Central, and targeted Messi because of his connection with their arch-rivals.

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