Barcelona superstar, is easily the most recognisable player on the planet, alongside his Real Madrid rival, Cristiano Ronaldo. So, an attempt to make an incognito trip to the theatre over the weekend was always going to be in vain. After a successful return to the national side with a 2-1 win over Chile in the 2018 World cup qualification campaign, the Argentina captain tried to quietly take in a play with family members in Buenos Aires, but was forced to go on stage and receive a standing ovation after one of the actors spotted him in the crowd.
The 500 people in attendance shouted while he was hugged by all the actors. The Five-time ballon d’Or winner will be hoping to lead the into one of the four South American automatic qualification places for the Mundial when Argentina take on Bolivia on Tuesday.