Football fans say Falklands are British after Lionel Messi 'snub'
China fans say Falklands are British after Lionel Messi ‘snub’
Britain’s relations with China have taken an unexpected turn for the better as an unconnected row deepens over the non-appearance by Lionel Messi, the Argentinian football star, at an exhibition game in Hong Kong.
Chinese mainland citizens, who saw Messi’s relegation to the bench as a snub not only to Hong Kong but the country as a whole, have aimed their wrath at the entire Argentinian nation.
They have started …