Watch Jose Bautista trade his uniform for fan’s Messi jersey

Thursday August 27th, 2015

Jose Bautista is a big fan of FC Barcelona, so when he saw a fan at the ballpark wearing a Lionel Messi Jersey as the Blue Jays took batting practice, he decided to propose a swap: two autographed baseballs and the jersey off his back for the Barca shirt.

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The fan told Sportsnet after the swap that he had hoped to catch the Blue Jays slugger’s eye, and the plan worked out better than he could have imagined.

A friend of the lucky spectator recounted the story on Reddit later, saying that the outfielder initiated the trade, and shared a hilarious picture of the two after the swap.

Reddit user YankeeinExile
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