Reza Parastesh is quite recently normal, ordinary 25-year-old person, aside from one easily overlooked detail – he happens to look precisely like Lionel Messi, and it’s as of late gotten him into a touch of an issue with the law.

The Iranian understudy moved towards the western city of Hamedan, first saw his striking likeness to the Argentinian footballer a couple of months back, and started trimming his hair and whiskers as it needed. With his number 10 FC Barcelona jersey on, he’s an obvious duplicate, which is absolutely the motivation behind why individuals in the place where he grew up lost their psyches when they saw him driving around one day. Swarmed by individuals needing to bring photographs with him, Parastesh had his auto seized by police and was taken to the station for an exasperating the open request.

Gratefully, the Persian Messi was later discharged, and has supposedly been offered meetings and demonstrating contracts since the occurrence. Life’s unpleasant once in a while when you’re an expert athlete, yet obviously, it’s likewise harsh on the off chance that you seem as though one! At any rate, if Messi ever doesn’t have a craving for getting up and needs somebody to mimic him for a day, he’ll know who to call.

Can you tell which one of these men is Lionel Messi?

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The guy on the left is 25-year-old Iranian student Reza Parastesh

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The Messi lookalike has become a star in his hometown of Hamedan

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His father first noticed the striking resemblance a few months ago, when he got Reza to try on a number 10 FC Barcelona jersey

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Since then, Reza has started trimming his hair and beard to look exactly like the Argentinian footballer, and people are taking notice

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While driving around one day, he was surrounded by people wanting to take photos with him, a public disturbance which attracted the police

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His car was impounded, and he was rushed to the nearest station

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Thankfully, he was later set free and has reportedly been offered modelling contracts and interviews since the incident

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At least if Messi ever doesn’t feel like getting out of bed and needs someone to impersonate him for a day, he’ll know who to call

Reza Parastesh

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