Monday January 12th, 2015

Soccer's biggest stars are all gathered at Monday's Ballon d'Or gala in Zurich, and Lionel Messi is making sure he still stands out, with a sparkly burgundy suit.

The Barcelona striker has made a tradition of wearing an outlandish outfit to the event over the past few years, including a polka dot tuxedo a few years back.

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While Messi seems to pull this year's ensemble off very nicely, the suit has found some detractors online, who say it reminds them of a certain Batman villain.

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