Lionel Messi’s Store Attacked by Gunmen – Lionel Messi is a world-famous professional soccer player who has been the target of various controversies and attacks in the past due to his high-profile status. Messi has a chain of retail stores in Argentina called “The Messi Store,” and there have been reports of vandalism and attacks on these stores in the past.
In the early hours of Thursday, two men fired 14 shots at a closed supermarket belonging to the family of Lionel Messi’s wife, before leaving a threatening message on the ground. “Messi, we’re waiting for you. Javkin is narco, he won’t take care of you,” Pablo Javkin is the mayor of Messi’s hometown, Rosario, where the supermarket is located, some 320 kilometers northwest of Buenos Aires.
According to an eyewitness, he saw two men arrive on a motorbike just before 3:00. One of them got off, fired the shots, dropped the note and they both fled.
Messi is considered to be the greatest soccer player of all time, Messi currently plays for Paris Saint-Germain and spends much of his time overseas, although he often visits Rosario, where he has a home in the suburb of Funes.
After Thursday’s attack, Javkin called for more resources to be given to Rosario to help protect and serve its residents.
Neither Messi nor his wife has publicly commented on the incident. They were both in Paris when the incident happened.
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