Press "Like" to follow us on Facebook

‘Persian Messi’ Gets Arrested By Cops Because He Looks Exactly Like Argentinian ‘Lionel Messi’


Raza Parastesh is a common, 25-year-old man, like any other Iranian guy except for the only thing that makes him different from the rest is that he looks exactly like Barcelona’s player Lionel Messi and that also got him arrested.

Reza discovered the resemblance few months ago. Being a student he lives in the city of Hamedan. His resemblance to the the Argentinian ace footballer is of a striking reality that cannot be ignored. After realizing the fact he began trimming his beard and beard to look a perfect xerox copy.

His number 10 FC Barcelona jersey too, created a stir among people while they saw him driving few months ago. The people in his hometown were totally surprised and ran to take selfies with him.

It was the crowd that almost blocked the road and the Police arrested him, although he was released. He has been offered modeling careers as well.

Reza Parastesh, a doppelganger of Barcelona and Argentina’s footballer Lionel Messi, poses for a picture with fans in a street in Tehran on May 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE
Reza Parastesh, a doppelganger of Barcelona and Argentina’s footballer Lionel Messi, poses for a picture with fans in a street in Tehran on May 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)
Reza Parastesh, a doppelganger of Barcelona and Argentina’s footballer Lionel Messi, juggles a ball in a street in Tehran on May 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

Reza Parastesh, a doppelganger of Barcelona and Argentina’s footballer Lionel Messi, poses for a picture with fans in a street in Tehran on May 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)
Reza Parastesh, a doppelganger of Barcelona and Argentina’s footballer Lionel Messi, poses for a picture with fans in a street in Tehran on May 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)
Reza Parastesh, a doppelganger of Barcelona and Argentina’s footballer Lionel Messi, poses for a picture with fans in a street in Tehran on May 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)
Reza Parastesh, a doppelganger of Barcelona and Argentina’s footballer Lionel Messi, poses for a picture in a street in Tehran on May 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE

Have Your Say

‘Persian Messi’ Gets Arrested By Cops Because He Looks Exactly Like Argentinian ‘Lionel Messi’

Choose A Format
Personality quiz
Series of questions that intends to reveal something about the personality
Trivia quiz
Series of questions with right and wrong answers that intends to check knowledge
Poll
Voting to make decisions or determine opinions
Story
Formatted Text with Embeds and Visuals
List
The Classic Internet Listicles
Countdown
The Classic Internet Countdowns
Open List
Submit your own item and vote up for the best submission
Ranked List
Upvote or downvote to decide the best list item
Meme
Upload your own images to make custom memes
Video
Youtube, Vimeo or Vine Embeds
Audio
Soundcloud or Mixcloud Embeds
Image
Photo or GIF
Gif
GIF format