The Coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic has led to a complete suspension in the world of football with all the major leagues around the world currently suspended or postponed until a later date.
The COVID-19 outbreak has led to clubs asking their players to self-isolate themselves, while giving each specific training regimes to follow in the privacy of their homes. As usual, when faced with isolation, with the presence of social media - footballers have come up with a "
The 32-year-old took to social networking site, Instagram to accept the challenge, with the record six-time Ballon d'Or winner putting up an effortless display before kicking the toilet roll off camera. Messi then called out Barcelona team-mates Arturo Vidal, Jordi Alba and Luis Suarez plus his Argentina national team strike partner Sergio Aguero of Manchester City to take up the challenge.
The challenge has proved popular with the professional football fraternity – stars such as Manchester United’s, Bruno Fernandes, Atletico Madrid’s, Joao Felix and Juventus defender, Mathis De Ligt have all joined in the fun.