Lionel Messi made a surprise appearance on Sergio Aguero’s live stream ahead of Argentina ‘s match against the Netherlands. Argentina midfielder and former Gunner Papu Gomez also joined in.

Aguero, who is a frequent streamer on Twitch, has had the privilege of having Messi on it multiple times before. However, with the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner playing his final FIFA World Cup, his appearance on the stream is even more special.

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Aguero and Messi have been roommates before when they were playing for Argentina at the junior level. The 35-year-old considers the former Manchester City striker a close friend from his early years.

Messi complained on the stream that Aguero makes him do everything after Aguero had to help him set up the camera and audio for the stream. Their bonhomie on screen is quite a sight for football lovers.

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Papu Gomez, on the other hand, made a big claim. Gomez said that his haircut is inspired by David Beckham and he even showed a picture of David Beckham to the barber while getting the haircut.

Both Messi and Gomez are getting ready for a huge quarter-final match against the Netherlands on Saturday, December 10. They took part on Aguero’s live stream taking a break from the rigorous practice schedule. 

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Argentina reached as far as the finals in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but lost by a goal to Germany. It was one of the biggest upsets in Lionel Messi’s glorious career spanning over two decades. If they can take the trophy home this time, Messi’s footballing career will come full circle.