#WeAreAllLeoMessi: Superstar gets social media sympathy

FC Barcelona created the hashtag #WeAreAllLeoMessi in support of the Argentine superstar in his ongoing tax evasion trial. Led by club President Josep Maria Bartomeu, users from across the world have tweeted their support.

Lionel Messi is accused of defrauding the Spanish Tax Agency of 4.1 million Euros.   -  Getty Images

FC Barcelona has come up with a Twitter campaign to support Leo Messi regarding his ongoing tax evasion trial. The Spanish high court sentenced the Argentine superstar to 21 months in prison, a ruling he is likely to appeal.





The club created the hashtag #WeAreAllLeoMessi and fans of the five time Ballon d'or winner, led by club President Josep Maria Bartomeu, have tweeted their support.

This campaign has spread globally with the best footballer in the world garnering support from all corners.