Now playing for Barcelona….Justin Bieber? The Biebs took a break from his ‘Purpose’ world to hit up FCB on Nov. 21, chilling with Lionel Messi before going up against Neymar in an awesome training session. Is Biebs headed for La Liga? Click to watch.
It seems Justin, 22, decided that Barcelona needed some help, after they failed to score against Malaga on Nov. 19. The “Sorry” singer visited the clubs Joan Gamper training ground, according to The Score, where he hung out with The Trident – Lionel, 29, Neymar, 24 and Luis Suarez, 29. After posing with Barca’s triple threat, Justin hit the pitch to train against Neymar and midfielder Rafinha, 23.
Seems that Justin has some skills! Biebs launched some devastating strikes, courtesy of his left foot, scoring multiple times on the goaltending Rafinha. Of course, playing goalie is harder than it looks, as Justin found out when it was his turn guarding the net. Both Neymar and Rafina netted the ball past Biebs.
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) November 21, 2016
All in all, it seemed everyone had fun. Neymar tweeted a shot of Biebs leaping over the Brazilian soccer star. “Impossible to dribble this defender,” Neymar wrote. At the end, Neymar and Justin posed for a selfie – before Rafinha snuck in and photobombed the two. Hilarious!
While this might have been a bit of fun for Justin, could this visit to Barcelona cause a riff between him and his other soccer sports bud, Cristiano Ronaldo? The 31-year-old soccer star is Messi’s archrival (and Ronaldo’s team, Real Madrid, is currently ahead of La Liga.) Hopefully, Ronaldo and Biebs friendship won’t get caught in the crossfire between these clubs’ rivalry.
Justin was once reportedly starring alongside with Ronaldo on a movie. The alleged film would have seen Justin play a sports star who becomes an overnight sensation. Along with Ronaldo (and other soccer stars making cameos) Clint Eastwood, 86, was rumored to play Justin’s father, but nothing has since come of it. It seems Justin doesn’t need any Hollywood magic to prove he’s got talent out on the pitch.
What do you think about Justin practicing with FCB, HollywoodLifers? Do you think he should give professional soccer a try?