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Jamaican player takes on-pitch selfie with Lionel Messi at Copa America

Published 21/06/2015 | 14:02

Jamaica's DeShorn Brown takes a selfie with Argentina's Lionel Messi
Jamaica's DeShorn Brown takes a selfie with Argentina's Lionel Messi

The player selfie has become a common sight in modern football. We've seen changing room selfies and even pitch-side selfies, but one player has taken the phenomenon to new extremes.

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Jamaican forward Deshorn Brown quickly overcame the disappointment of his side's 1-0 loss to Argentina by bagging himself a quick snap with Lionel Messi just minutes after the final whistle:

The striker ignored the protestations of teammate Jobi McAnuff - and the patently comic disinterest of Messi himself - to grab himself a personal keepsake from the match. And here is the finished article.

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