Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, candidate for president of Argentina, once again caused a stir on social networks by posting a video on his TikTok account. In it he made a gesture related to the recent incorporation of Lionel Messi to Inter Miami. The politician stopped following PSG, Messi’s former club, on Instagram and began following Inter Miami.

In the description, Rodríguez Larreta wrote: “With Leo Messi everywhere!” In this way, he shows his support and enthusiasm for the arrival of the Argentine star to his new team. In addition, the candidate added: “It had to be done and it was done”, implying that this action was necessary.

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The video was set to music with the song “Pa’ la selección” by T y la M, a popular song associated with soccer and support for the Argentine national team. The publication generated mixed reactions among users of social networks, some showing their support and others interpreting it as an opportunistic attempt to capture votes in the electoral context.