The player of Argentina national team on football, the forward of Spanish “Barcelona” Lionel Messi, visited on Tuesday, February 21, Cairo and was surprised at the size of the pyramids in Giza. However, he wanted to come inside, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the organizer of the tour, the head of the pharmaceutical company of tamer Hosni.
Lionel Messi arrived in Cairo in the framework of the promotion of medical tourism in Egypt and the campaign against hepatitis C.
“He said he did not believe that the pyramids reach such huge sizes. He was very excited seen”, – quotes Agency the words of Hosni.
Messi had a tour of the temple complex. As told by his guide, the famous Egyptologist, and former Minister of antiquities Zahi Hawass, Messi especially interested in the cause of death of Tutankhamun.
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