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Al Nassr Fan Trolls Messi and Argentina Fans With Ronaldo Celebrations in China Stadium
- A Cristiano Ronaldo fan decided to mock Lionel Messi as Argentina took on Australia
- The fan did the CR7 'SIUUU' and 'nap' celebrations at the Beijing Workers' Stadium
- Messi scored the fastest goal of his entire career during the international friendly tie
A football fan performed Cristiano Ronaldo's iconic celebrations inside the Beijing Workers' Stadium during Argentina's friendly game against Australia.
The man wore an Al-Nassr jersey to the exhibition match and went viral online due to his emulation of Ronaldo's celebrations in front of Lionel Messi fans.
In a video clip shared on Twitter, the fan was spotted in the stands, turning to those behind him and shouting to get their attention. He then performed CR7's 'SIUUU' and 'nap' celebrations - to the displeasure of the Messi fans.
His antics appear to have drawn praise from Ronaldo fans and scorn from sympathisers of the Argentine, with supporters unable to help themselves from drawing comparisons between the two superstars.
Messi's four days in China so far have been crazy, starting with his immigration incident, to blockades in the streets, cancellation of events, and even complaints of scams, as Marca reports.
The Argentine captain will not travel with the rest of the squad for Monday's game against Indonesia because he will be released early to begin his holiday period after a long season.
Messi will enjoy a break from football before completing his move to Inter Miami in America, beginning a new chapter in the MLS after departing Paris Saint-Germain this summer.
Messi scores fastest goal
It was the first time ever that Messi scored inside the first two minutes of a game when he opened for Argentina in a friendly against Australia on Thursday.
As reported by Goal, the 35-year-old featured from the opening whistle against the Socceroos, and it did not take long to make his mark on the game.
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Within the opening 120 seconds, Messi capitalised on an assist from Chelsea midfielder, Enzo Fernandez, to curl a beautiful shot home, marking a career milestone.
Fan begs Messi to tour
Argentina’s current tour of Asia has got some fans wishing the star would take a tour of their own country while on the continent.
Sports Brief reported on a fan's emotional plea to Messi through a song, urging the 35-year-old star to visit Indonesia.