“Get Up, Fatty” – After 10 Games in 44 Days, ‘Tired’ Lionel Messi Brutally Trolled by Luis Suarez Ahead of Argentina’s Game vs Ecuador

Published 09/06/2023, 8:30 AM EDT

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Argentine talisman Lionel Messi has been soccer’s most significant talking point since last year. La Pulga clinched the World Cup title in December, lifting the trophy that evaded him throughout his career. Currently weaving his magic in the MLS, Messi is now back with the national side for the 2026 World Cup Qualifiers. However, Messi’s recent post saw some interesting reactions as his former teammate, Luis Suarez, brutally trolled him, asking him to get some rest.

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Lionel Messi has had a busy season so far following his move to Inter Miami. The Argentine has not missed a single game for his side. Leo has been a part of ten games in the last forty-four games, which speaks volumes on his schedule. Lionel Messi has been in great form for Inter Miami and will look to keep the same momentum when he steps up for the Albicelestes against Ecuador this Friday.

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Lionel Messi has been enjoying his time with Inter Miami. The Argentine star has been at the top of his game with his recent performances. However, with consecutive games in the past four weeks, Leo will be hoping to get some much-deserved rest in the coming days.

 

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With the World Cup champions preparing for the 2026 World Cup Qualifiers, Leo has reunited with the national side with the team set to face Ecuador this Friday. While fans have been excited to see La Pulga in action for Argentina, Luis Suarez took a dig at his former teammate, calling him tired and fat in one of his posts on Instagram.

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Replying to Messi’s post, Suarez posted a humorous comment, “What a tired face daddy. Get up, fatty. Wish you the best.”

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Argentina and Lionel Messi will be up against the challenge of Ecuador and Bolivia in their upcoming games. With their star player still in their ranks, the team will be hoping to put on a good performance.

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Leo Messi has been in great touch since his move to Inter Miami. However, the Argentine could be on his hind legs, with consecutive fixtures over the last eight weeks. While La Pulga seems to be firing on all cylinders, fans will hope that he gets some rest in the coming days to prepare for the upcoming matches this season.

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With Messi and his men set to face Ecuador and Bolivia in their upcoming fixture, the team will fancy their chances. It will be interesting to see if Messi gets the needed rest in the coming days to get through the remaining season.

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Saurabh Saket

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Saurabh Saket is a soccer writer at EssentiallySports. While Saket has been a football fan for a while, his passion for the sport stems from FIFA 17 which featured Borussia Dortmund superstar Marco Reus on its cover. With dreams of standing as a part of the Yellow Wall at Signal Iduna Park, Saket loves to write about the game from a fan’s perspective giving his take on recent happenings.
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Yeswanth Praveen

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