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Did Lionel Messi donate all his 6 golden boots & 20M to unicef

Viral messages on social media/Websites: A Fake post viral on social media claims that Lionel Messi has donated all his 6 golden boots and donated € 20M to UNICEF.

 Below is the viral post in circulation on Social Media like WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Lionel Messi has donated all his 6 golden boots + 20M euros to Unicef so they can build 5 new children's hospitals in central Africa. [ UNICEF ]

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Lionel Messi has donated all his 6 golden boots + 20M euros to Unicef so they can build 5 new children's hospitals in central Africa.

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Facts Check Analysis: The post claiming football star Lionel Messi donated six of his golden and € 20M to UNICEF to build five new children’s hospitals in central Africa is not true. It is a mostly true as verified by Ayupp.com

This post has been widely shared by more than 2k users on the social media.

There is no recent news on Messi donating money to any organization

As per marca, Feb, 2019 news titled, “Messi's charity donates 200,000 euros to a project in Kenya”

Lionel Messi's charitable foundation has donated 200,000 Euros to help fund projects with UNICEF in Kenya.The money will go towards building a water pump and supplying food. The project will mean that more than 2,000 people, including children, will have access to running water in their homes and in primary schools. Children will each get two liters of water during a school day, with new bathrooms being built in schools to improve hygiene.

As per Timesnownews, Lionel Messi's charity donates EUR 200,000 to project in Kenya with aim of helping thousands.

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi isn't just a global football superstar but also a generous man who looks after the welfare of those in need through his charitable organisation. It has been learnt that Messi's charitable foundation has made a whopping donation of 200,000 Euros towards a UNICEF project in Kenya, with hopes of helping thousands.

We did not find any news related to Lionel Messi donating his golden boots to raise charity; however he did donate money to a project in Kenya