Kansas City Star Forced To Explain Fútbol Love For Lionel Messi

In reality . . . The kicker for the Kansas City Chiefs would inspire more local excitement.

In the meantime, here's more than a bit of hype on a sport that our new "migrant" friends will happily abandon with their first few paychecks . . .

“There's no player that's ever been around like Messi,” Vermes said. “Whether you're a soccer fan or not, to just go and watch somebody who is the best in that sport ever, what an unbelievable opportunity.” Over 70,000 people are expected to attend on Saturday, most to catch a glimpse at global greatness.

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Soccer legend Lionel Messi is coming to Kansas City. Here's why it's such a big deal

Lionel Messi and Inter Miami are slated to face Sporting KC on Saturday at Arrowhead. Here's why it's such a big deal.