Lionel Messi Arrives in Argentina Just Hours Before Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour: 1 Reason Might Stop Him From Attending

Published 11/12/2023, 1:59 PM EST

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Taylor Swift is perhaps one of the few people person who can divert attention from Lionel Messi. This week, many Argentinian fans of the Labyrinth singer have an opportunity to see their icon. But to add spice to the event, the Argentine soccer team captain also arrived in the country Sunday morning, but will he attend Taylor’s concerts? If not, what can potentially stop him?

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The Inter Miami star already had a huge event at his home ground in Miami. The star celebrated his Ballon d’Or with the fans and was immediately up to get back to Argentina for some soccer time. This gives him a chance to attend Swift’s rescheduled concert.

Will Lionel Messi attend Swift’s Eras tour with few hours left?

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Lionel Messi arrived in Argentina for his training camp starting tomorrow ahead of the CONMEBOL 2026 World Cup Qualifiers. But the star is known for attending pop concerts and with Taylor Swift’s Eras being rescheduled for tonight due to rainy weather, fans are intrigued to know if Messi would attend the concert. However, the possibility seems to be unlikely as the Argentine is on national duty and has very little time to get in. He will likely have to prepare for his country’s crucial match against Uruguay.

 

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The last concert, which was supposed to end yesterday, was moved to today as Swift did not want her fans and crew to be affected by rain. Although she does not mind performances under pouring clouds, the fans’ were the center of her thoughts. Swift took to Instagram, saying, “I love a rain show, but I’m never going to endanger my fans or my fellow performers and crew.”

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Taylor also expressed her excitement about extending her stay in Argentina because of the rescheduling. The 33-year-old is rumored to be dating Kansas City Chiefs’ NFL star Travis Kelce. The 34-year-old player was also in Argentina, where the two were out for a private dinner at a restaurant. On the other hand, Messi has his work cut out with international duties.

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Argentina will look to make it six out of six, but this time it will be against 2-time Champions Uruguay on Thursday and 5-time Champions Brazil on the 21st of November. Messi and his wife Antonella attend concerts together, but if they can show up at the concert tonight, Buenos Aires will erupt like never before.

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Ruthu is a soccer writer at EssentiallySports. His passion for the most beloved game was ignited by the remarkable 2002 World Cup-winning Brazil team. Watching the Premier League where Thierry Henry-starred ‘Invincible’ Gunners and Sir Alex Ferguson’s glorious Manchester United had ruled, he had his heart set on Arsenal.
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