Lionel Messi pokes fun at Ferrari rumors regarding Cristiano Ronaldo

Friday February 12th, 2016

Lionel Messi poked fun at rumors that he outbid Cristiano Ronaldo for a Ferrari with an Instagram post on Thursday.

In the post, featuring a picture of himself holding Lightning McQueen from the Cars series​, Messi wrote, “My new car,” along with two laughing emojis.

Last week, Messi was rumored to have outbid Ronaldo for a 1957 Ferrari 335S, which sold for $34.9 million. The car’s seller said Messi was the winning bidder, although the soccer star has remained quiet about the report.

Lionel Messi wins La Liga Player of the Month for first time in career


El nuevo auto que dicen que compre// My new car

A photo posted by Leo Messi (@leomessi) on

Messi won his fifth Ballon d’Or trophy last month.

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