“Golden gift for golden victory: Messi’s blingy gesture to celebrate Argentina’s historic win.”
Leo Messi, Argentina’s FIFA World Cup winning star, has gifted his team and support staff 24-carat gold iPhones worth £175,000 ($241,000). Messi’s team and support staff received 24-carat gold iPhones engraved with their names, numbers, and the Argentinian logo. The phones arrived at Messi’s Parisian apartment last Saturday.
Messi, who recently won the FIFA Best Award and the Best Player in the FIFA World Cup, wanted to do something special to celebrate his team’s historic win over France in the final of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. He contacted entrepreneur Ben Lyons, CEO of iDesign Gold, a couple of months after the World Cup final to come up with a unique gift.
Ben Lyons on Leo Messi
“Lionel is not only the Goat but he’s one of IDESIGN GOLD’s most loyal customers and got in touch with us a couple of months after the World Cup final. He said he wanted a special gift for all the players and staff to celebrate the amazing win but didn’t want the usual gift of watches. So, I suggested gold iPhones inscribed with their names and he loved the idea.”Ben Lyons (CEO iDesign Gold)
Lyons suggested gold iPhones inscribed with the names of all the players and staff, and Messi loved the idea. According to Lyons, Leo Messi is one of iDesign Gold’s most loyal customers.
Argentina won their third World Cup title by defeating France 4-2 in penalties, and Messi won his first World Cup trophy. The Argentine squad included players such as Emi Martinez, Franco Armani, Juan Foyth, and Angel Di Maria.
Messi’s gift demonstrates the strong bond within the Argentine squad and the team’s remarkable achievement in winning the World Cup. The phones are a symbol of Messi’s appreciation for his team’s hard work and dedication, and it shows that he values the camaraderie within the team.