FIFA linesman asks for photo with Lionel Messi during Argentina clash

Messi poses for photo with linesman
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Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi poses for a photo with a FIFA linesman during the half-time interval of Argentina's 2-1 win over Chile.

Barcelona and Argentina ace Lionel Messi was asked to pose for a photo with a FIFA linesman during the South American side's win over Chile.

The 25-year-old Ballon d'Or winner was approached by the linesman on the stroke of half-time during yesterday's meeting and sportingly complied with the request.

The prolific frontman finished the match with a goal, which was added to by Real Madrid forward Gonzalo Higuain.

While Chile managed to get on the scoresheet, it was enough to cause an upset and Argentina secured a 2-1 victory.

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