Starstruck opponent asks Lionel Messi for a selfie... on the pitch

While football players traditionally exchange shirts at the end of a match, Jamaican international Deshorn Brown took things to a new, 21st century level on Saturday night.

At the end of his nation's 1-0 Copa America defeat against Argentina, the forward grabbed his smartphone, walked up to Lionel Messi and asked for a selfie.

He surprised me. On top of that I was annoyed about how the match had gone despite our win. But when I saw the phone I realised what was going on. It’s really nice when a colleague asks me for that.

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