Messi Gives Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Daughter Amazing Gift for Christmas
- Lionel Messi is still on top of the world after winning the FIFA World Cup in Qatar with Argentina
- Former Indian cricket captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is a huge fan of Lionel Messi and so is his daughter
- Both Messi and Dhoni captained their nations to World Cup glory in their respective sports during their careers
Lionel Messi’s popularity knows no bounds.
The World Cup winner isn’t just hugely popular among football lovers, he’s also attracted fans from other sports as well.
One of his youngest fans is seven-year-old Ziva Dhoni. Ziva is the daughter of former Indian cricket captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is also a huge Messi fan.
The Argentinian captain spread some holiday cheer when he gifted young Ziva with a signed Argentinian jersey for Christmas, Sportskeeda reported.
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Ziva shared a photo of the jersey on her Instagram page. Messi’s signature on the jersey was accompanied by a message which read, “For Ziva.”
She then captioned the post, “Like father, like daughter! #commonlove #merrychristmas"
A common trait
While Dhoni and Messi don’t play the same sport, they do have one thing in common. Both men have led their sides to World Cup glory.
Dhoni scored 91 in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup to give India victory, while Messi scored a brace as Argentina beat France in the final of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
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The former Barcelona captain is currently the man of the moment having recently won the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with Argentina beating France in the final.
It was also the first time that Messi won the World Cup after five attempts and many fans on earth are still celebrating his success.
How Mbappe and Messi celebrated Christmas with loved ones
With the World Cup now behind them, Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi are enjoying their festive break.
The attacking duo are enjoying the holidays with family, before Ligue 1 action resumes on December 28, Sports
Mbappe shared a photo on social media together with his brother, Ethan, on Christmas Day. The Mbappe brothers were stylishly dressed and standing next to a Christmas tree.