Lionel Messi continues trend of questionable fashion decisions

November 20th, 2013

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Oh, Lionel Messi. It’s possible we at the FOX Soccer Blog just aren’t fashion-forward enough to understand what’s going on here. Or, perhaps whatever deity blessed you with the uncanny ability with a football neglected your sense of fashion.

Not a bad trade, in our opinion, but this latest ensemble has us wavering. Messi received his 2013 Golden Boot award on Tuesday, donning a jacket that looked more like it belonged on a washed-up rock star than a transcendent soccer god.

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Now, we’re all prone to the occasional fashion disaster, but Messi seems to have made a habit of iffy choices. For example:

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Messi rocked this polka-dot number earlier this year to the Ballon d’Or presentation.

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A year prior, Messi opted to go with a softer look … ensconcing himself in velvet.

But it’s not all bad for the Argentine wonder. He got it right in 2011 when collecting the second of his many Ballon d’Or trophies.

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Not too shabby, Leo. There’s still some hope.

(Images provided by Getty)

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