Lionel Messi just oozes class.
Luis Enrique's side won 3-0 in Yokohama, Japan, to lift their fifth trophy of the calendar year and for Barovero, it was impressive enough that he managed to even save a shot on goal by the Argentinian.
"He came close to me and helped me up and stroked my head," Barovero said, speaking about a save in the 12th minute. "And I told him I had just completed the dream of my son, to stop a shot from Messi."
Evidently it was a dream Messi was quite happy to help come true, and though he couldn't give the stopper his playing shirt after the match, he went the extra mile for his son, giving him a priceless piece of memorabilia.
"Messi left the dressing room with Bravo's shirt and his boots," he said. "And he told me, 'the boots are for your son'. I froze. It was a very big gesture."
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