In a shocking turn of events, rumors have been going viral stating that famous footballer Lionel Messi died in a car accident. It originated through a streaming video of IShowSpeed. On his TikTok account, he can be seen reacting to the viral death hoax of Lionel Messi.
He is known for being a die-hard fan of Cristiano Ronaldo. So, that makes him a bit hostile towards Messi. In one of his recent videos, he stumbles upon an article claiming Messi has died in a “high-speed car accident.”
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What Happened To Lionel Messi?
To put all the rumours to rest, Lionel Messi is alive and doing great. It was claimed by a fake story started by an unauthorized website for more clicks and attention. The article claims Lionel along with his family got into a fatal car accident. His wife and kids survived the crash but Lionel is no longer with us. Speel later checked Lionel Messi’s social media account to cross-check the story. As expected, it was fake and he is alive.
Did Lionel Messi Die In A High-Speed Car Accident?
As mentioned above, no he did not die in a high-speed car accident. The story is fake and he is alive and healthy.
What’s The Root Of The Viral Death Hoax?
IShowSpeed video on his TikTok account where he can be seen reacting to the death hoax article. As always he got fooled but there is no truth to that.
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IShowSpeed’s Viral Tiktok Video
You can easily find the video on many social media handles. All you have to do is search for the video.
Lionel Messi when asked about Cristiano Ronaldo meeting IShowSpeed:
‘For the first time in my life I am jealous of Cristiano. He is truly lucky and blessed to be able to meet the GOAT and I dream of one day meeting him too.’ pic.twitter.com/cUMJpGL3ko
— Speedy Updates (@SpeedUpdates1) June 18, 2023
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Who is IShowSpeed?
His real name is Darren Watkins Jr. but known by his stage name IShowSpeed. He is well-known for streaming videos where he reacts to the latest news and memes. Additionally, he is a die-hard fan of Christiano Ronaldo and often travels to other countries to watch his matches.
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