Lionel Messi gifts blind Arsenal fan Rs 4 lakh high-tech glasses

Updated: 17 September, 2020 08:23 IST | A correspondent | Mumbai

Messi, 33, has teamed up with an Israeli company to help the blind and visually-impaired.

Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi

Barcelona's star footballer, Lionel Messi showed his class off the field too as he donated a visually-impaired young Arsenal fan a pair of high-tech glasses costing Rs 4 lakh.

Messi, 33, has teamed up with an Israeli company to help the blind and visually-impaired. The Argentine has already donated 12 glasses.

The latest recipient is Mikey, 10, from London. "The emotion was incredible. Meeting with this amazing group of people from around the world was truly a magical and inspiring moment," Messi said.

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First Published: 17 September, 2020 08:22 IST

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