Awkward: Leo Messi refuses point blank to speak 3 simple words in English during Egypt trip (Video)

Messi in Egypt

Leo Messi took a break from the suffocation of Barcelona’s crisis this week, taking a few days off to visit Egypt.

The five-time Ballon D’Or was on a diplomatic mission to promote awareness for Hepatitis C, and while there he received royal treatment from the locals.

Messi can’t/won’t speak English

The Barcelona man had several dealings with the Egyptian media while there, and this particular interview was rather awkward, as the interviewer’s attempts to get Messi to speak English were rebutted.

They pleaded with Messi to simply say ‘I love Egypt’, but the Argentine wasn’t for turning.

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