The residents of Bronnitsy have Sunday on the occasion of the 31st anniversary of Lionel Messi a birthday party organized. The Argentine team beat in the Russian city south of Moscow, to his base camp during the world CHAMPIONSHIPS football. Messi was treated to a cake of nearly two metres high.
Viktor Nevolin, the mayor of the quiet town, left for the special occasion, a vase in the form of the world Cup. On the jewel were the words ‘Messi’, ‘Argentina’ and ‘Bronnitsy’ engraved. The Argentine star was there also a teapot.
“The residents of Bronnitsy are very proud that Argentina and especially Messi for our city have chosen to stay here during the world cup,” said Nevolin to news agency AFP. Except two verjaardagsgeschenken, the mayor had another surprise in store. Six bakers did toil for six days and six nights to a life-like cake of two meters high in the form of Lionel Messi. The children of Bronnitsy sheaves for hours for a piece of “Leo” to be allowed to taste. The festivities were just in front of the hotel of the Argentines organized, but Messi attended the festival. In the hotel, he played in more intimate circles or candles.
A lot of reason to party “La Albiceleste”. After the 0-3 defeat against Croatia, Argentina on the edge of the box. With one point of Messi and co. on the last place in group D. Only a win against Nigeria next Tuesday is sufficient to bring the hope to the eighth-finals.