WATCH: Fan's desperate attempt to meet Lionel Messi in Aviva Stadium backfires spectacularly 5 years ago

WATCH: Fan's desperate attempt to meet Lionel Messi in Aviva Stadium backfires spectacularly

What could possibly go wrong?

Unless you've been in football hibernation after Euro 2016 until the new season starts, you probably would have heard about Barcelona's friendly against Celtic in Dublin's Aviva Stadium at the weekend.

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Although the Catalans brought a depleted squad, there were still a lot of stars on show in the Irish capital including Arda Turan and Luis Suarez. However, there was one man whose presence brought a significant amount of attention to the game.

No, not Kolo Toure... this chap.

Messi was undoubtedly the definitive superstar in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, so much so that it didn't matter what sort of involvement he had in the match, people just wanted to see him.

In fact, one fan so desperately wanted to meet the Argentine wizard that he leaped from the stands into the entrance of the tunnel just as Messi was trying to make his way to the dressing room.

The wannabe Spiderman nailed the landing and just about got to touch the footballing God when security swiftly moved in and floored him.

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They say you should never meet your heroes...

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