Lionel Messi Makes Light Of Rumors Of His $36M ‘New Car’ Purchase

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Lionel Messi neither confirmed nor denied rumors he purchased the world’s most expensive car, but he certainly has a sense of humor about the ongoing speculation.

Messi displayed his “new car” Thursday in a light-hearted post on Instagram. Rumors suggest Messi recently outbid rival Cristiano Ronaldo for the world’s most expensive car — a €32 million ($36 million) 1957 Ferrari 335 S Spider Scaglietti — at an auction in Paris.

However, the “new car” Messi showed off wasn’t the one we were expecting to see.

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