IN MEMES | Twitter goes berserk over Messi's arrival in Mzansi

16 May 2018 - 11:27 By Karishma Thakurdin
Lionel Messi and the rest of the Barcelona team caused a frenzy at O.R Tambo International.
Lionel Messi and the rest of the Barcelona team caused a frenzy at O.R Tambo International.
Image: Via Twitter

In true Mzansi style, Twitter has been buzzing with excitement ever since soccer star Lionel Messi and the rest of the FC Barcelona squad jetted into O.R Tambo International on Wednesday morning. 

Barcelona will play Mamelodi Sundowns in the highly-anticipated Nelson Mandela Centenary Cup at FNB Stadium on Wednesday night. 

And, of course, Messi's arrival in the country meant it has been a meme fest on Twitter. 

From keeping Messi away from polony to throwing massive shade towards Sundowns & their fans, Twitter has been busy. 

O.R Tambo International Airport was packed to capacity as fans chanted Messi's name as he and the other team members made their way out of arrivals. 

Spanish league champions arrived to loud cheers at the OR Tambo International airport on Wednesday morning, May 16 2018, ahead of their friendly face off with Premier Soccer League champions Mamelodi Sundowns at FNB stadium. Subscribe to TimesLIVE here: https://www.youtube.com/user/TimesLive

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