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Opposition Coach Asked For Messi's Shirt

We have heard about players exchanging shirts with each other, but it was an opposition coach who reportedly asked for Lionel Messi's No. 10 jersey this week.

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The FC Barcelona captain and his teammates beat a depleted Dynamo Kyiv side 2-1 at the Camp Nou on Wednesday, with Messi opening the scoring from the penalty spot.

However, many thought Barca would have less trouble with the visitors, who were without several key members of their squad after they had tested positive for COVID-19.

Opposition players often approach Messi to swap shirts with him after the final whistle of matches, but this time it was Kyiv boss Mircea Lucescu who seemingly could not resist asking for the player's No. 10 jersey.

According to OneFootball, Messi accepted the request, went into the dressing room to get an unworn shirt, as per UEFA's coronavirus protocols, and handed it to the Romanian tactician.

Lucescu, though, is not exactly an unknown entity among football's top coaches, having lifted 33 trophies in his career to date, with only legendary Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson having won more.

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