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Living the dream: Fan stops game to give Messi a hug

We don’t condone mid-match pitch invasions, but at least this will be a good story for the grandkids.

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EVERYBODY WANTS A piece of Leo Messi but unfortunately most of us mere mortals just can’t have one.

Of course if you ever found yourself within touching distance of the Barcelona superstar, all reason would likely go out the window and you would do whatever you could to show your appreciation for the countless hours of joy he has given football fans around the world.

A simple expression of thanks is often best. A hug, perhaps.

On second thoughts, Leo didn’t look too impressed with this fan who crashed Barca’s 4-1 win against Atletico Madrid last night.

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