The exciting post of Lionel Messi for Luis Scola. The referent of Argentine basketball retired and the soccer crack greeted him through Instagram. “Great reference from all over the world,” said the flea.
Luis Scola retired from professional activity and Argentine basketball and worldwide now feel your loss. After falling to Australia, the benchmark of the Argentine national team at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games decided to say goodbye. And in this sense, there were several messages he received from celebrities in world sport.
Lionel Messi was one of them. Through his Instagram account, the star (who has not yet signed his renewal with FC Barcelona), stated: “Your impressive career made you a great reference in Argentine sports and around the world … Thank you“.
It should be noted that Messi and Scola could meet on few occasions. Among them, on March 25, 2015 the (at that time) Indiana Pacers player played against the Washington Wizards with Leo as a luxury spectator. In fact, the entire squad of the Argentine team (about to play a friendly in North America) was present.
At the time, Luis Scola published a photo with Javier Mascherano, Sergio Agüero and Lionel Messi himself. “These kids are very cool“said the former Argentine basketball player in 2015. It has become clear that the legacy of this athlete transcended basketball hoops.