Buzzing on Yahoo Sports:

Dirty Tackle

Leo Messi leaves a little kid hanging before Argentina game

As the focus of Argentina's World Cup hopes, Leo Messi had a lot on his mind before the Albiceleste's bout with Bosnia-Herzegovina at the Maracana.

He was so preoccupied, in fact, that he left a little kid hanging as he went for a handshake in the tunnel before the game.

View photo



If you go to the Maracana right now, that poor little kid is still standing in the same spot in the dark, with his hand outstretched and a single tear rolling down his face.

For complete World Cup 2014 coverage visit Yahoo Sports and follow @YahooSoccer

- - - - - - -

Ryan Bailey is a writer for Dirty Tackle on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him or follow him on Twitter!

More World Cup coverage from Yahoo Sports:

Win cash prizes, pick a fantasy roster for just one day, join in minutes!

Learn how to play

Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
NFL $100K Tournament [$10K to 1st] (Thu Only) 5966/11364 $10 $100000 Tomorrow 12:30 PM Enter
NBA $20K Tournament [$2K to 1st] 2665/4545 $5 $20000 Today 7:00 PM Enter
NBA $10K Tournament [$1K to 1st] 321/454 $25 $10000 Today 7:00 PM Enter
View Comments (481)