Messi is proud of his visit to the Pope
Posted On 14 Aug 2013
World soccer star described his meeting with Pope Francis as unforgettable, and said that soccer has taken him around the world, in the most incredible positions, “but yesterday was really a special day, unforgettable, said the four-time winner of the Golden Ball and captain of Argentina.
Yesterday, the soccer player and his fellow teammates, along with the Italians, enjoyed a private audience with the first pontiff born in Latin America, in the Apostolic Palace. Both teams will meet today in a friendly match at the Olimpic Stadium in Rome.
“I am proud to have been here to see the Pope, also because he is Argentinean. I have not spoken with him because there were many people, but it was an unforgettable moment, “said Lionel Messi, 26.