Lionel Messi has finally revealed why he choose to go blonde
The Barcelona star was first spotted with his new hair do in late July, turning heads with a platinum blonde look after his partner Antonella Roccuzzo posted an Instagram picture.
Lionel Messi addressed the question of why he choose a new hair color on a local Argentina TV
“I made a change to start from zero,” he said.
“I was emerging from a lot of controversies, of things that had happened to me and I said to myself: ‘You’ve got to break this and start again.’”
Referring to his short-lived retirement, Messi added:
“It was just what I felt in that moment.
“Everything was falling around me.
“I had felt like that was going to be our time, because of the way the team was playing and how we got to the final.
“It was a huge disappointment.”