WEB DESK: Famed Barcelona football player Lionel Messi’s brother was arrested by the police for possession of illegal firearms in Argentina on Sunday.
Matias Messi was allegedly involved in skirmishes with the police. He was caught in routine traffic check in the early hours of Sunday in his hometown of Rosario.
When police searched his car he was found in possession of a firearm with no proper legal registration.
This is the second time Matias Messi has been found carrying an illegal firearm, after he was arrested in 2008.
The 33-year-old allegedly survived an assassination attempt on his life when a gunman on a motorcycle shot at his house in Rosario.
Source: The Telegraph