🚨 Revealed the reason why Messi was forced to wear the celebrity robe

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What a cracking final that was on Sunday afternoon, a lot of viewers were confused as to why Lionel Messi had to wear a rob when collecting the trophy though.

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It has no been revealed that the robe is actually called a ‘bisht’, which is a traditional item of men’s clothing in the Arab world, often donned for special occasions and ceremonies such as weddings.

It was the Emir who presented him with the semi see-through black robe, trimmed in gold, which he would wear in the official trophy presentation and lift.

There are royal connotations associated with the bisht, as they are often worn by secular officials or clergy.

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