And finally… soften the blow

A tissue allegedly used by a tearful Lionel Messi during his farewell address to Barcelona FC earlier this month is being sold at auction for $1 million.

The football star was emotional during his press conference where he discussed his departure and paused a few times to wipe away tears with a tissue.

A seller has listed the item for $1m at international e-commerce platform Meikeduo, The Week reports.