Messi hat trick in Chicago exhibition game

Messi, during the game in Chicago / PHOTO: AP / CLARÍN.COM
Messi’s Friends team beat a Rest of the World team in 15 goal game

Javier Mascherano and ex-Barça man Thierry Henry also played 

Funds raised went to Messi’s charitable foundation

Leo Messi was the star of the exhibition game held in Chicago in front of 25,000 fans this Saturday. The Argentinean played as part of a scratch team which beat a Rest of The World XI 9-6, with all the money raised going to Messi’s charitable foundation.

Well known faces

As well as Leo Messi, there were plenty of other big banes atthe game, including his Barça teammate Javier Mascherano and Therry Henry, who led the Rest of The World team. Ezequiel Lavezzi, Daniel Osvaldo, Pablo Aimar and Ariel Ortega also figured in what was Messi’s final exhibition game of the summer.