Video: Drake Celebrates Messi During Performance in Argentina
- Drake has been in Argentina for Lollapaloozar 2023
- The Canadian rapper performed Muchachos in honour of Argentina's World Cup triumph
- Argentina were crowned world champions after beating France in the final in 2022
Canadian rapper Drake paid homage to 2022 World Cup winners during his performance in Argentina on Saturday, March 18, 2023.
Drake thrilled fans at Lollapaloozar 2023, performing most of his hit records.
However, the rapper got the whole of Argentina on their feet when he sang their World Cup winning song Muchachos.
In a video shared on social media, fans sang along with the rapper as he paid tribute to the team led by Lionel Messi.
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Argentina were crowned world champions after beating France on penalties following a thrilling encounter at the Lusail stadium.
Messi scored seven goals, including a brace in the final, to lead the South American nation to their third World Cup triumph.
He was adjudged Player of the Tournament at the end of the competition.
Meanwhile, Drake - a huge fan of the Argentine - did not disappoint as he pulled out a great show at Lollapaloozar.
The rapper's next stop in South America is Chile as he continues his tour.
Messi named FIFA Best Player
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Lionel Messi has been crowned the 2022 FIFA Best Player of the Year at the awards ceremony held in Paris, France, on Monday, February 27, 2023.
The legendary Argentina forward beat Paris Saint Germain teammate Kylian Mbappe and Real Madrid star Karim Benzema to win the top award.
Messi led Argentina to a third World Cup triumph in Qatar after netting in all the knockout games, including a brace in the final against France.
Messi considers Barca return
Lionel Messi’s future in Paris Saint-Germain is still uncertain with less than three months to the end of his current deal with the Ligue 1 champions.
The 35-year-old forward penned a two-year deal when he joined PSG in 2021 and although the club wants to renew his contract, Messi seems like he is thinking in another direction.
According to Goal, the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner is dreaming of returning to Barcelona despite earlier having a verbal agreement with PSG to extend his deal with the club.