Lionel Messi appeared confused before an Argentine journalist, who was overwhelmed by emotions interviewing football’s greatest star, MySportDab reports.
The Argentine journalist broke down in tears while interviewing the former Barcelona star.
Messi appeared awkward and clueless, not knowing how to handle the situation.
As shown in the video, the journalist started a conversation, both of them sitting on a sofa and facing each other.
Just a few seconds into the conversation, the voice of the journalist was choked off by emotions.
He could not continue the conversation and held in for a while before continuing with the interview.
Their reaction to Messi was surprising. Messi appeared shocked and did not utter a word for a while.
He kept quiet and continued fixing his stare on the journalist, not knowing what to do.
After a while, Messi then smiled and leaned back on the sofa before tapping the journalist on his knee to continue the interview.
Reactions have flooded on Messi’s response to the incident, with some netizens applauding bus humility and how he handled the situation.
Meanwhile, others said that Messi was a bit nervous with the surprise flood of emotions presented to him by the journalists, who was from DIRECT TV Sports.
The emotional journalist was just surprised by the personality in front of him and could not hold back the emotions.
Pablo to Messi: “I've dreamed of doing this all my life, but I never thought I would be lucky enough to be able to accompany you with my story, with my love. I thank you with all my heart.”
Messi’s reply ⬇️ https://t.co/X0zWys8Vg4
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