2 Years After The Famous Kanye West Shoutout, Lionel Messi’s First Match at Inter Miami Graced by Saint West and Kim Kardashian

Published 07/22/2023, 12:31 AM EDT

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Saint West is getting to meet some big idols. The second child of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian is clearly a football fan and has the support of his family. Not only does he play at school, the young one gets to attend matches and the opportunity to meet some of the finest players. His recent meet was with a football legend who in fact stopped to meet him.

Now, Kim Kardashian may be teased for bringing bad luck to the matches and the team that she supports, but the mother ensures to tag along with her son. For him, she tags along at the matches and ensures to make it special for her son.

Saint West had an adorable special moment with Lionel Messi

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Messi is one of the stars that every football fan looks up to. Saint West got lucky while attending one of his recent matches. The player was at his Inter Miami debut in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to take against Cruz Azul. At the end of the match, he could be seen exiting the stadium, but not before taking a few moments. Saint West was with a friend as they both wore number 10 jerseys, with excited faces. The 6-year-old took a selfie with the star before the latter left, leaving behind a cheering crowd.

Coincidentally, Saint’s dad West had named the player in one of his songs a couple of years ago. His 2021 ‘Donda’ album had a track named ‘Off the Grid’ which went, “They playing soccer in my backyard, I think I see Messi.” Ye is known for making cultural references and naming people in his songs, and this one won the hearts of people.

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As for Kim Kardashian, she could be seen mingling with celebrities like Serena Williams, Victoria and David Beckham. She was the one who got Saint to interact with other footballers.

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As Kim Kardashian and Saint West actively attended matches, he goes to meet and greet Kylian Mbappé. They were at the Paris Saint Germain, during which he interacted and posed for a photo. In another story, the football fanatic and his sibling got to have a live video with Neymar Jr. 

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The proud mother often takes on social media to show how lucky her children are. The socialite who played football during her younger years is currently planning to attend all football exhibitions with her son.

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What’re your thoughts on Saint West getting to meet Lionel Messi? Share your thoughts in the comments.

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Neha Subhash Ghag

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Neha Ghag is a prime-time entertainment writer for Netflix Junkie, who has written nearly 1000 articles, immersing herself in pop culture. Writing was not her first choice, but she has now found solace in unraveling the fascinating stories of public figures' personal and professional lives. Neha is a fan of classic hip-hop and psycho thrillers, and she can talk endlessly about Kanye West.

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