Beckham and Messi the stars of the show in Tokyo Madame Tussauds
16:31 GMT, 13 March 2013
16:54 GMT, 13 March 2013
When Cristiano Ronaldo claimed that God sent him to earth to play football, Messi said: ‘I didn’t send anybody’.
We all thought that was a joke; however it appears that the Argentine was in Tokyo pointing to the skies last night at the same time as he was in Barcelona scoring twice to help his team progress in the Champions League.
Is he really God Can he be in two places at once Sadly not.
Lifelike: A Lionel Messi waxwork is unveiled at Madame Tussauds in Japan this week
Matchwinning performance: Messi scored twice as Barcelona beat AC Milan 4-0 on Tuesday night
Madame Tussauds in Tokyo, Japan are reopening this Friday, exhibiting 60 wax figures of Japanese and worldwide stars. These include Messi and England’s finest patriot, Mr David Beckham.
Beckham, now of Paris Saint-Germain, can be seen in his LA Galaxy kit doing sit ups on a bench.
Laid Beck: A David Beckham model can also be found at the museum
Many tourists and fans will be at Friday’s reopening in Tokyo, however Messi and Beckham will both have their eyes on the Champions League quarter-final draw, where their sides could possibly meet each other.