Lionel Messi leaves BBQ maker stunned by placing order on Instagram

Lionel Messi surprises a small workshop with an Instagram order for a custom grill, showcasing his family’s names and image.
Lionel Messi stunned a barbecue manufacturer with an Instagram order for a custom grill. The small workshop, Labo Hierro, crafted a tailor-made grill featuring Messi's image and his family's names. The grill was successfully delivered to Miami, where Messi resides.
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A barbecue manufacturer was stunned after receiving an order from meat-loving Lionel Messi on Instagram.

The small workshop was messaged by the eight-time Ballon d’Or winner from his profile which boasts 499 million followers.

The Inter Miami ace wrote: “Hi, recently a friend bought a grill from you and you sent it here to Miami.

“I wanted to see if I could order another one, a bigger one, and have it sent to the same place.”

Stunned Labo Hierro boss Guillermo Fernández replied: “Wow. Leo, seriously? I’m stunned.

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“My wife, my children, we’re stunned. We don’t know what to say to you.”

Lionel Messi stunned a barbecue manufacturer with an Instagram order for a custom grill. The small workshop, Labo Hierro, crafted a tailor-made grill featuring Messi's image and his family's names. The grill was successfully delivered to Miami, where Messi resides.
Labo Hierro boss Guillermo Fernández with his family in front of Messi’s grill. (Picture: Jam Press)

The pair swapped details and Guillermo and his team began work on the tailor-made grill.

Images of the outdoor cooker show how it features an image of the 2022 World Cup winner performing his signature goal celebration on the charcoal box door.

The names of his wife Antonella and kids Thiago, Mateo, and Ciro are also displayed on the handcrafted grill’s legs.

Labo Hierro – which is based in San Miguel near Buenos Aires, Argentina – successfully delivered it to the city in Florida, US.

Lionel Messi stunned a barbecue manufacturer with an Instagram order for a custom grill. The small workshop, Labo Hierro, crafted a tailor-made grill featuring Messi's image and his family's names. The grill was successfully delivered to Miami, where Messi resides.
Messi’s grill produced by Labo Hierro. (Picture: Jam Press)

The firm wrote: “You knocked on the door of this humble workshop full of dreams and hopes.

“You chose us among hundreds and touched our hearts, even though we are miles away.

“Considering that we only step onto the field to do what we were taught – work and work – we never imagined we would have such a beautiful piece of play!”

Local Nico joked: “A question I didn’t see anyone ask.

“Did you charge him for the grill? What a dilemma, right? Ha ha.

“He ordered it himself, it’s fair to charge. But I’d even give him my life as a gift.”

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Labo said: “It was a purchase as such.

“Plus, we gave him another one, but yeah. Messi is incredible and Anto too, both are spectacular.”

According to local media, the grill would have set Messi – whose reported net worth is around £500 million – £616.

Thanks to the superstar’s purchase, the small firm now boasts 157,000 followers on Instagram.

It writes in its bio: “The Grill of Captain Leo Messi.”

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