Found February 06, 2013 on It's Always Sunny in Detroit:
PLAYERS: Lionel Messi

One soccer fan got very friendly during Argentina’s friendly against Sweden in Stockholm Wednesday.  Watch below as the guy ran on to the pitch (soccer field for us normal people), went up to Argentinian legend Lionel Messi to give him a peck on the forehead and a litte head rub like you’d give your Golden Retriever.  Except it sure seemed like Joe Fan felt a spark.  Weirdo. Such a good boy, Lionel. Fist pound to reader Matt

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