Archive | May 9, 2017

The ‘Iranian Messi’ taken to police station….

Reza Parastesh and Lionel Messi

An Iranian student had to be taken to a police station at the weekend – because he looks too much like Lionel Messi. So many people in the city of Hamaden wanted a picture with Reza Parastesh that police took him to the station and impounded his car to stop the chaos. The fuss started a few months ago when the Messi lookalike’s dad made him pose in a number 10 Barcelona shirt.┬áThe 25-year-old soon started cutting his hair and grooming his beard like the Argentina forward.

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