Lionel Messi wearing a very aggresive suit to Ballon d'Or Gala

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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