“I’ve watched it more than once” - Messi declares his favourite movie series

Messi declares Game Of Thrones as his favourite movie series | Credits: Instagram

“I’ve watched it more than once” - Messi declares his favourite movie series

David Ben 10:21 - 30.03.2024

The eight-time Ballon d’Or winner is in love with one of HBO’s greatest series.

In a recent revelation, Lionel Messi opened up his entertainment preferences.

The 36-year-old Argentinian, who is one of the richest footballers in the world recently revealed a surprising fondness for the epic fantasy series "Game of Thrones" as his favorite movie.

Speaking to American outlet Complex, Messi expressed his admiration for the HBO production, when asked what his favourite movie series was.

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Lionel Messi | Credit: IMAGO

The Inter Miami star said: “Game Of Thrones. I’ve watched it more than once.”

Throwback to Messi's encounter with Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow

Recall that in October 2022, while playing for PSG, Messi and his wife Antonela Roccuzzo were recently captured in a photo alongside Kit Harington, the actor famed for his portrayal of "Jon Snow" in the "Game of Thrones” series.

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In 2022, Leo Messi and his wife Antonela Roccuzzo took a picture with Game of Thrones star Kit Harington(middle)| Credit: Ig story/AntonelaRoccuzzo

The image which was shared by Messi’s wife in her Instagram stories hinted at a potential connection between Messi's admiration for the HBO series.

The image also sparked excitement among fans on social media highlighting another scenario of unexpected celebrity encounters.