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WhatsApp to replace GOAT emoji with picture of Lionel Messi

The messaging service has agreed to make the change after the Barcelona maestro downed Chelsea

WhatsApp have confirmed they are changing their GOAT emoji to a picture of Lionel Messi.

Representatives from the instant messaging service first discussed the idea after the Barcelona maestro scored his 600th career goal a couple of weeks ago.


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Messi back at it again with the man of the match displays

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Messi back at it again with the man of the match displays

And after watching Messi destroy Chelsea in the Champions League on Wednesday night, they have decided to progress with the switch.

Messi proved yet again he was indeed the greatest of all time with a man of the match display, scoring twice and assisting another.

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WhatsApp emoji correspondent Lee Satchell said: “There’s simply no doubt anymore that Messi is the GOAT.

“From tomorrow morning you’ll be able to find his little face in between the pig and that weird sheep thing in the ‘Animals & Nature’ section of your WhatsApp emojis.

“It’s already become my favourite, just ahead of the moon face and the salsa dancer.”

Satchell then confirmed WhatsApp are looking at replacing the pharaoh emoji with Mo Salah and the ghost emoji with Mesut Ozil.

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