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Lionel Messi Spends Over $186,000 to Buy 35 Gold iPhones

By: Yaksh Desai Image credit: Twitter

Lionel Messi is considered one of the premier soccer players of all time. His spectacular dribbling skills have propelled him to score more than 790 goals in his career.

The Argentine superstar has won 7 Ballon d'Ors so far, and he also got the Best FIFA Men's Player Award recently for his glorious run in the 2022 World Cup.

Meanwhile, Lionel Messi is in the news after reports came out that suggest he has bought some expensive gifts for his Argentinian teammates as a reward for their world cup glory.

If sources are to be believed, the Argentina captain has ordered customized gold-plated iPhones for the 2022 Argentine World Cup squad.

A media outlet also claims that "Lionel wanted to do something special and blingy to celebrate his proudest moment. He got in touch with entrepreneur Ben Lyons and they came up with the design together."

Sources also state that each gadget costs approximately $210,000 however, the USP of these phones will have individual names and jersey numbers of each player engraved on them.

Benjamin Lyons when asked about Messi said, "Lionel is not only the Goat but he’s one of Idesign Gold’s most loyal customers and got in touch with us a couple of months after the World Cup final."

He further added, "Messi said he wanted a special gift for all the players and staff to celebrate the amazing win but didn’t want the usual gift. So, I suggested gold iPhones inscribed with their names and he loved the idea."

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