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Latino Daily News

Friday April 8, 2011

Argentine Soccer Star Leo Messi Opens Official Facebook Page

Argentine Soccer Star Leo Messi Opens Official Facebook Page

Photo: Leo Messi Facebook

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The athlete has garnered almost 7,000,000 fans in less than three days!

“Hola! Welcome to everyone. Thank you very much for the great number of messages that I have received. I am so excited! From now on we will be more closely connected through facebook” reads the first ever facebook post penned by the Barça star.

There’s only one other post on his wall, and it links to a video featuring footage from Argentinas September game against Spain, produced by Addidas.

Want to see just how cool is to be the number one player in the world? Go to his facebook page and just sit there and hit Reload to witness his fan base increase literally every 20 seconds!

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Screenshot taken on 4/8 at 1:32pm

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Taken at 1:33pm, 20 seconds later

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...20 seconds later…

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...1 second before 1:34pm….

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Two minutes after the first picture. Messi effectively made 166 facebook friends in 2 minutes.