Lionel Messi poses with 27 of his trophies, his brother mocks Cristiano Ronaldo
By Brooks Peck 13 hours ago
Lionel Messi has 6-8 weeks of free time on his hands after re-injuring his hamstring, so he decided to arrange all of his trophies on the floor of his house. Because he had to take a break from playing with Legos at some point.
Leo’s brother Matias tweeted the photo (twice), noting that it was missing one Golden Boot award, which hasn’t been presented yet. Matias only shared the image after mocking Cristiano Ronaldo’s comparatively meager trophy haul since joining Real Madrid.
This is something he likes to do from time to time, since he apparently has a bit of free time of his own in between not being as successful as his brother or Cristiano.
So what exactly are all those trinkets and pots Messi is sitting next to? There’s his four Ballon d’Or awards, his Best Player in Europe award, two of his three golden boot awards, his six La Liga trophies, three Champions League trophies, two Copa del Rey trophies, two Club World Cup trophies, two UEFA Super Cup trophies, and what looks like four of his five Supercopa del Espana trophies. But this is only a fraction of all the silverware he’s won over his career. If he wins another Ballon d’Or, his house might sink into the Earth.