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President Of Gabon Turns Barcelona FC Star Lionel Messi’s Driver In Gabon – Photos

President Of Gabon Turns Barcelona FC Star Lionel Messi’s Driver In Gabon – Photos

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The president of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba , decided to take Lionel Messi for a drive during his visit to the country.

Messi kept his word and travelled to
Gabon, where he is participating in the opening of a stadium.

Lionel Messi , the star of FC Barcelona and Argentina, has been participating on Saturday, along with the president of
Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba , in a ceremony to open the Port-Gentil stadium, which will host games at the African Cup of Nations in 2017.

The ceremony took place in Port-Gentil, which is the second city in Gabon and the country’s oil capital.

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During his visit, Leo Messi signed numerous autographs before getting in a car to make a short, symbolic journey around the stadium with Ali Bongo Ondimba .

“When I was in Barcelona a few years ago, I saw Messi and he said he would come to visit me in Libreville,” the president of Gabon explained.

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“It was a promise which he made to me. He is a man of honour, one who has kept his word. The calendar worked out well and it has corresponded with the laying of the first stone,” the Gabonese leader added.

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In 2012, Gabon hosted the African Cup of Nations together with Equatorial Guinea, who then hosted the tournament alone in 2015.

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