Lionel Messi Messi’s brother involved in car crash in Argentina 17:55 8/28/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Olé Lionel Messi Barcelona Deportivo Alavés v Barcelona Deportivo Alavés Primera División WTF Matias Messi was caught in a collision in Rosario, though thankfully there were so serious injuries Lionel Messi’s brother was involved in a car accident in Pueblo Esther, Rosario, in the early hours of Saturday morning, it has emerged.Matias collided with a heavy goods vehicle during bad weather, giving brother Lionel a scare before the latter took to the pitch for Barcelona against Alaves.Matias was unhurt in the ordeal, but the shocking images show the extent of the damage sustained by his black Audi. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina With his brother walking away from the wreckage unscathed, Messi went on to score a second-half double to secure Barcelona’s second victory in two La Liga matches.