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Barca & Messi Cause Stir At OR Tambo

Lionel Messi and the rest of the FC Barcelona squad caused a massive stir at OR Tambo International Airport on Wednesday morning, when they arrived in South Africa ahead of their friendly against PSL champions Mamelodi Sundowns.

Click through the gallery to see pictures of Barca arriving in South Africa! 

The Spanish giants landed in South Africa this morning ahead of their clash with Downs in the Nelson Mandela Centenary Cup this evening.

Fans flocked to OR Tambo International to welcome the Catalan giants to Mzansi, and cheers of "Messi! Messi!" were heard throughout the airport.

Barca's official Twitter account posted a video of their players walking through the airport, and it is clear to see the love South African football fans have for the LaLiga champions.

Barca Announce Squad For Downs Clash

The match at the FNB Stadium on Wednesday will start at 6.15pm, and Barca will be hoping to be victorious against Downs once again, having beat them 2-1 in 2007.

Note: The Images in this article were provided by LaLiga.

Who do you think will win this international friendly? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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