Messi sleeps on R20k mattress to protect himself from Covid-19

Messi sleeps on R20k mattress to protect himself from Covid-19

- Lionel Messi and his family now sleep on a £900 (approximately R20k) mattress to protect themselves from contracting the dangerous coronavirus

- The specially designed mattress reportedly removes any traces of the virus in just four hours

- Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez and Sergio Aguero are understood to be ambassadors of the company that manufactures the product

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Lionel Messi has been making donations to help the fight against coronavirus but the Barcelona star has now taken a step further to protect himself and his family.

The 33-year reportedly bought a £900 mattress which is understood to remove all traces of Covid-19 in just four hours.

Lionel Messi sleeps on £900 mattress to prevent him from contracting COVID-19. Photo Credit: Getty Images

Lionel Messi sleeps on a £900 mattress to prevent him from contracting Covid-19.
Source: Getty Images

Several reports from Spanish news media outlet claim the Argentine maestro now sleeps on a Tec Moon's latest anti-coronavirus mattress.

Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez is an ambassador of the company and as well as Messi's international teammate Sergio Aguero, according to reports.

Reports also claim if someone infected with the deadly disease sleeps on the mattress, all traces of the virus will be removed.

This is due to the nanoparticle tissues specially designed inside the bed to wipe away over 99 percent of viruses and bacteria.

The product also functions as a foot massager for the six-time Ballon d'Or winner which also helps in protecting his feet from contracting the disease.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Lionel Messi is not relenting in helping in the fight of the deadly coronavirus in to his hometown of Rosario, Argentina.

According to ESPN FC, the 33-year-old has donated 50 ventilators to the people in Rosario to help in the treatment of patients who tested positive to the virus. However, the Barcelona captain has not won any silverware for his country at senior level, which has brought friction between himself and the fans back home. also reported that Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to a 3-1 win over Napoli and superb footage continued to circulate online showing the Argentine urging his teammates not to relent.

It was an epic encounter with Barcelona already 3-1 at half-time and winning 5-2 on aggregates, but Messi showed his leadership skills telling his colleagues the game was far from over. The 33-year-old scored the second goal for his side and also won a penalty, which was duly converted by Luis Suarez.

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