'Seeing Lionel Messi is the same as seeing Michael Jordan!' - Owen Wilson and Will Ferrell joined by likes of Prince...
- Ferrell expresses excitement over Messi
- Messi compared to legendary Jordan
- Celebrity guest list 39-persons long
WHAT HAPPENED? Los Angeles FC co-owner Will Ferrell spoke with the Apple TV commentary staff prior to LAFC vs Inter Miami and Lionel Messi, with the 56-year-old comedy legend expressing excitement ahead of the clash. The match has been building excitement all week and ahead of kickoff, the celebrity guest list was 39-persons long, ranging from music legends, professional athletes, actors and of course, Prince Harry himself.
WHAT THEY POSTED:
WHAT THEY SAID: "There's really nothing quite like it. I've had people reaching out to me back in May...This is so cool for MLS, this is so cool LAFC and the entire league, it's great!," Ferrell said. " It's a chance for the guys to really step up in this playoff atmosphere and kind of show he [Messi] may be one of the best players in the world but are we one of the best teams."