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Barca star Messi 'would be proud' to meet President Obama

By Joe Wright Goal.com
Lionel Messi insists he would be proud to meet the family of US President Barack Obama should the opportunity arise.
During a visit to Buenos Aires, Obama revealed that his daughters had asked him to arrange a meeting with the Barcelona star but that he had been unable to orchestrate it.
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Messi revealed his surprise when asked for his views on Obama’s frustration and said he would be happily spend time with the president’s family.
“Obviously, I was surprised that he said that, but on the contrary, for me it would be completely the opposite,” Messi told TyC Sports.
“For me it would be a source of great pride to be able to meet him and his daughters, but obviously I know it would be complicated.
“I don’t know whether it is possible. Maybe he made the comment because he was in Argentina but I can say I was as surprised as everyone else.”

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