Lionel Messi tracks down mascot for photo after missing handshake

first_imgBarcelona striker Lionel Messi has made one die-hard fan for life. The fan is none other than a young boy who Messi missed shaking hands with after Argentina’s match against Bosnia-Herzegovina. The missed handshake drew some negative attention for Messi.In this vine video, you can see the boy’s extended hand being left unshaken as Messi meets the match officials ahead of the match. The boy then steps back and walks away heartbroken.However, that’s not the full story. What happened after that is the story.The moment Messi missed shaking hands with the boy.After greeting the match officials, Messi went and shook hands with the mascots, albeit, a different mascot.However, there was some cheer for the heartbroken mascot as Messi later tracked him down and put things right with a picture-something that the young boy is going to cherish for life.And this is how Messi made up with the boy – by posing for a photograph with him.last_img

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