Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim dresses Argentina’s Lionel Messi with traditional Arab bisht ahead of the World Cup trophy presentation. Photo: dpa
Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim dresses Argentina’s Lionel Messi with traditional Arab bisht ahead of the World Cup trophy presentation. Photo: dpa

Fifa World Cup: Lionel Messi wearing traditional bisht splits opinion online

  • An iconic moment that will live in World Cup history, or an unnecessary act that overshadows Messi’s historical achievements?
  • ‘I get the respect, but let him lift the trophy in his national colours, give it to him after,’ said one user on Twitter

Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim dresses Argentina’s Lionel Messi with traditional Arab bisht ahead of the World Cup trophy presentation. Photo: dpa
Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim dresses Argentina’s Lionel Messi with traditional Arab bisht ahead of the World Cup trophy presentation. Photo: dpa
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