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.