Lionel Messi ordered luxurious gold iPhones for all his fellow world champions with the Argentine national team | Sports

Messi scored 7 goals and was considered the best player of the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Photo: Composition LR/AFP/Ben Lyons

Lionel Messi lived the best moment of his sports career in the World Cup Qatar 2022. Together with an unforgettable generation of Argentine soccer players, the ‘Flea’ managed to break his country’s terrible streak of 36 years without winning the World Cup and added to his record the only trophy he was missing. The Paris Saint-Germain striker knows the dimension of what he won in the Asian country, which is why he decided to honor his teammates and the coaching staff with a luxurious present that only a character like him can afford to give away.

According to the English newspaper The Sun, the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner spent over $200,000 on 35 gold iPhone 14s, telephones that will be distributed among the entire albiceleste campus. The devices, 24 carat gold platedhave the name of each member of the Argentine national team the shield of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) and the three starssymbols representing tournaments won in 1978, 1986 and 2022.

Likewise, the CEO of the iDesign Gold company, Ben Lyons, confirmed to the British media that he delivered the presents personally and highlighted his relationship with the former FC Barcelona player. “Lionel is not just the ‘Goat’, but it is one of the most loyal customers and he contacted us a couple of months after the World Cup final”, he commented.

Messi iPhones for his teammates. Photo: Ben Lyons

Lyons also pointed out that Messi did not know what to give his teammates and that he suggested that they be iPhones, an idea that he liked. “It was an honor to personally deliver 35 gold iPhones 14 to Leo Messi to his teammates and staff as a gift for winning the World Cup final.”

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