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The Real Reason Why Soccer Star Leo Messi Brought 6,000 lbs of Meat to Qatar World Cup

By Ferozan Mast of Best Life | Slide 1 of 6: If an army marches on its stomach, it's no surprise that soccer star Lionel Messi and his teammates brought the one food they couldn't do without at the World Cup—meat. Messi and the Argentina squad brought almost 6,000 pounds of beef with them to Qatar and even chose to stay in student accommodations to make regular barbecues easier. "It seems like a a lot of meat, but the Argentine delegation is large and includes the coaching staff, doctors, kinesiologists, kit-men, chefs, and even a hairdresser," explains Argentinian news website Todo Noticias (TN). Here's what is included in that huge amount of meat and why the Argentinians brought it with them.

The Real Reason Why Soccer Star Leo Messi Brought 6,000 lbs of Meat to Qatar World Cup

If an army marches on its stomach, it's no surprise that soccer star Lionel Messi and his teammates brought the one food they couldn't do without at the World Cup—meat. Messi and the Argentina squad brought almost 6,000 pounds of beef with them to Qatar and even chose to stay in student accommodations to make regular barbecues easier.

"It seems like a a lot of meat, but the Argentine delegation is large and includes the coaching staff, doctors, kinesiologists, kit-men, chefs, and even a hairdresser," explains Argentinian news website Todo Noticias (TN). Here's what is included in that huge amount of meat and why the Argentinians brought it with them.

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