A 16 year-old French footballer caused confusion in a Togo-based club when his name appeared on their database, subsequent research however revealed that he was merely bearing the same name with Argentina/Barcelona icon, lionel Messi.
However the Cameroonian mid-fielder who after putting up an impressive performance during a trial match organized in Angers club was offered a contract.
The club spokesman said: "We were shocked to learn that Lionel Messi had signed with Angers.
"We never get confused because even though our database now contains more than a million football players each player has his own person ID"
Another phenomenon in the making???