“Hello, I’m Leo…”: the humble Instagram message that Messi sent to an SME to place an order

After Argentina’s triumph in Qatar, Lionel Messi settled in his country to carry out various personal activities, such as receiving his friend Luis Suárez and his wife, Sofía Balbi, at his home.

The photo that he published on his networks of that meeting, the scorer was seen with some personalized chalas that caught the attention of his followers.

The footwear was manufactured by the SME Bagunza, from the Gianzi family, a sports and urban footwear brand. And it was after the triumph in the 2021 Copa América that they created the Mess10 model.

It was Messi himself who decided to reply to a message on Instagram that he had pending: “Hi Luciano, all good. I’m Leo, I wanted to thank you for the flip flops you sent me. They are very good and the spectacular box too, ”he wrote.

La Pulga took advantage of making an order: “I wanted to see if you could make some for my children and the Paris rose for my wife. The sizes are 33, 29 and 26 (for Thiago, Mateo and Ciro) and Antonela 35. And the ones that fit me well are the 42/43″.

a viral story

After the star responded to the company on December 6, the family thanked his followers for making the story go viral, and they made a new model with the typography and numbering that the National Team used in Qatar.

“We want to thank all the fans who made this come true, thanks for the support and for wearing our brand! We fulfilled an unimaginable dream and as 10 demonstrated, we learned that with effort, humility and perseverance everything can be achieved!”, they published.

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