The Argentine striker for FC Barcelona, Lionel Messi, has opened a Facebook page Wednesday morning that in a few hours more than 6 million fans.
“Welcome, thank you for all the messages you sent me. We are now closer with Facebook, ” wrote the star of Barca on their page (www.facebook.com / LeoMessi).
His first words on the social network were immediately commented on by nearly 5,000 people of all nationalities.
A few hours after it opened, the page attracted more than 6 million fans.
Lionel Messi, 23, originally from the city of Rosario, 300 km north of Buenos Aires, has won the Golden Ball in 2009 and 2010. In Argentina, it is already regarded as the heir to the idol Diego Maradona.