Is Argentina really considering putting Messi's face on a banknote?

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Published: 2022-12-24 15:44

Last Updated: 2024-05-26 15:08


Is Argentina really considering putting Messi's face on a banknote?
Is Argentina really considering putting Messi's face on a banknote?

Many websites and social media users circulated posts saying that the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic (BCRA) issued a new 1,000 peso note with Lionel Messi’s face on it.

However, the BCRA denied that.

This came less than a week after Argentina won the FIFA World Cup.


Also Read: Argentina wins World Cup 2022


On Dec. 20, 2022, Argentina defeated France on penalties 4-2 in the final match held at Qatar’s Lusail stadium.

This is the third time Argentina has won the World Cup.

The first two times Argentina won the World Cup were in 1978 and in 1986.

The World Cup kicked off in Qatar on Nov. 20, 2022.