Since his arrival in the United States, Lionel Messi has caused a sensation both on and off the pitch, with the Argentinian recently going viral for wearing a luxurious and expensive oversized watch on his left wrist. of $75,000 dollars.
Via Instagram, the Hypebeast brand published a reel of photographs where it leaves public evidence of the latest fad of ‘La Pulga’: a Patek Philippe $75,700 Aquanaut. The postcards were accompanied by a brief note about the watch.
“Since Lionel Messi's debut with Inter Miami CF, the Argentine superstar has taken the world by storm both on and off the pitch. Messi was recently seen sporting a $75,700 Patek Philippe Aquanaut watch with a blue rubber factory strap.
“Messi has always been very loyal to Patek, seen wearing several watches including the platinum Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Ref. 5270P at the Best FIFA Football Awards in Paris last February and a gold Nautilus perpetual calendar white Ref. 5740/1G in the World Cup”, he added.
In the post, which reached more than 44,000 likes, Messi is seen arriving at one of his games with the Inter Miami, wearing a pink jersey and holding a small tote bag black.In the image you can perfectly appreciate the watch of the South American.
This is the second time Messi has gone viral on social media for an item from his wardrobe. Hours before his debut with Inter Miami, the Argentine attracted attention upon his arrival at the DRV PNK Stadium wearing special shoes linked to the singer Bad Bunny.
This specific shoe has a value of $205 dollars and according to the website of the brand with the three stripes, it is a model for runners inspired by the years 2000. “The Bad Bunny Response CL Triple Black redefines a classic running model from the 2000s, with a mesh upper and cast leather reinforcements that represent its natural style”, reads the brand's website.
“The sole incorporates a series of patented retro technological components, including adi PRENE and Torsion reminiscent of archival designs of Adidas running models from the early 2000s.
Messi has also caused a furore in the city of Miami for his unexpected public appearances, arousing passions among fans. The South American has been seen in stores, supermarkets and even driving down the street.