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April 6, 2011

Seven Million Facebook Page Likes In 7 Hours: Leo Messi

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Leo Messi Facebook PageUnconvinced that Football (non-American) is the biggest sport in the world? Then take a look at Leo Messi and what he’s managed to do on Facebook, amassing 7 million followers…in just seven hours!

To put that number into perspective, in just seven hours Messi has nearly 25 percent as many followers as Lady Gaga and almost 30% as many followers as reigning Facebook teen heartthrob Justin Bieber.

The FC Barcelona player is arguably the best player in the world and opened his page with a simple message which translates into English as:

“Hola! Welcome to everyone. Thank you very much for the great number of messages that I have received. I am so excited! From now on we will be more closely connected … through Facebook.” read more

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