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Argentina Squad Wake Up Lionel Messi And Surprise Him With Gifts On 34th Birthday

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Argentina Squad Wake Up Lionel Messi And Surprise Him With Gifts On 34th Birthday

A number of Argentina players decided to give teammate Lionel Messi a wholesome surprise on his 34th birthday.

The six-time Ballon d'Or winner, who is currently representing his national side at the Copa America, was handed a birthday cake and several gifts on Thursday morning as the likes of Angel Di Maria and Nicolas Otamendi watched on.

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As you can see in the footage above, Messi and his roommate Sergio Aguero are woken up by players and backroom staff before being handed a number of gifts, including a cap and what appears to be wine.

The Barcelona forward posted the footage on his official Instagram earlier with the caption: "Thank you very much for a special day, even though I am not with the family who I miss a lot at the moment."

Throughout the day, many accounts on social media have extended their birthday wishes to one of the all-time greats.

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Messi will no doubt feature for Argentina in their upcoming Copa America clash against Bolivia on June 29.

Lionel Scaloni's side, who currently sit top of Group A with seven points, have already secured a place in the quarter-final stage of the competition after wins against Uruguay, Paraguay and Chile.

Thoughts on Messi's birthday surprise?

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Featured Image Credit: Lionel Messi/Instagram

Topics: Football, Lionel Messi, Argentina, Copa America

Jack Kenmare
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