Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has revealed that he has requested for the short of the opposition once in his football career.
The Barcelona skipper made this known in an interview with Tyc Sports.
According to him, he has only asked French football legend Zinedine Zidane for his shirt during the early stages of his Barcelona career.
Lionel Messi had asked for the shirt of former Real Madrid playmaker Zinedine Zidane during the El Clasico.
The Argentine international has been at the top of the football chain for the better part of the last two decades.
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At Barcelona, Lionel Messi has won four Champions League titles as well as eight league titles.
He has been blighted by a thigh injury this season but the Argentine national team captain has recovered from that injury.
Messi scored a hattrick in the last game, a 4-1 win at home to Celta Vigo at the Nou Camp.
The treble took his league tally to eight goals which can only be bettered by Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema who has nine goals.
Lionel Messi and Barcelona were able to reclaim the summit in the Spanish La Liga after the thumping victory over Celta Vigo.