The 32-year-old thought it was a Wiggins prank but soon realised it was a legitimate call from the Arsenal legend.
The Welshman is, of course, a household name, and met Messi after Barcelona’s 4-0 win against PSV Eindhoven on Tuesday.
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And Messi looked positively delighted, as evidenced below in Thomas’s Instagram post.
Get used to it Geraint, you’re a big deal.
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