Argentina squad surprised the six-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi on his birthday, who turned 34 today. The player of the Laliga club, Barcelona, was woken up at midnight by his international teammates and was surprised for his born day.
Argentina captain was astounded by a cake with candles on it and some gifts by the teammates. 34 year old birthday boy shared the video of his surprise birthday celebration with his national squad on social media and thanked them for the wishes and making his day special.
“Thank you for making my day special even when I am not with my family on this occasion and I miss them alot right now,” wrote Messi on his instagram caption.
Messi is currently leading his nation in the Copa America 2021 tournament in Brazil and wants to win the title with Argentina.
“My big dream is to win a title with the national team. I was very close on many occasions and unfortunately,bit didn’t work out. I will keep going until I can’t anymore. I think this is the time to strike a blow and the chance could come in this Copa America,” said Barcelona forward.
Laliga forward has played 925 games, scored 745 goals, provided 356 assists and won 34 trophies along with six Balloon d’Or.