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A couple walks next to the severed statue of soccer star Lionel Messi in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. The city government reported Monday night Messi's statue was destroyed and said they are already working on repairing it.(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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  • A couple walks next to the severed statue of soccer star Lionel Messi in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. The city government reported Monday night Messi's statue was destroyed and said they are already working on repairing it.(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

    Messi statue in Argentina vandalized; torso, head sliced off

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A statue in Buenos Aires of Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi has been vandalized, with the head, torso and arms all being removed — leaving only the legs and a soccer ball on display. The statue was installed in late June, just shortly after Argentina and Messi lost the […]