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Living football legend Lionel Messi has been named a "brand ambassador" for Turkish Airlines, daily Hürriyet has reported.
 
Messi said he was "honored" to be a part of the airline’s campaign.
 
The Barcelona footballer was joined by basketball superstar Kobe Bryant in THY's latest promo ad, which shows the athletes competing for the attention of a young boy during a flight.  
 
Messi was stretchered off with a knee injury on Dec. 5 as Barcelona drew 0-0 with Benfica at the Camp Nou, a result which saw Celtic go through at the expense of the Portuguese side from Champions League Group G, Agence France-Presse reported.
 
The club later confirmed the injury was just a bruise to the left knee, but added that the Argentine "was still awaiting more tests to determine the extent of the injury.”


December/06/2012

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