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Otakus compare Ash with Messi and their Coincidences

Otakus compare Ash with Messi and their Coincidences

In the same year, Ash Ketchum from the Pokémon anime finally became a world champion in the anime, and that same year, Argentina’s national team won the title of World Cup champion.

Then some people noticed that both Ash and Messi have 3 similarities.

The first is the year of birth of the two, according to some sites, Ash was born in 1987, honestly it is information that I never knew before, the anime began to be broadcast in 1997, as Ash needs to be 10 years old to start his Pokémon journey …

Messi was born in 1987, so the first similarity between the two is that they were born in the same year and are the same age.

The second similarity is that the two left their hometowns as boys. As I mentioned above, at age 10 Ash received his first Pokémon, Pikachu, and left his hometown of Pallet.

Messi left his country at the age of 13, I didn’t know his story but reading it you can see the fight his family went through in Argentina, especially when he developed a problem.

And finally we arrived at the third similarity, which in this year 2022, both Ash and Messi were world champions for the first time!


“They both made grown men cry”

“The Pokémon League was also bought in favor of Ash?”

“One is 38 years old and the other 10”

“Never compare a legend with an Argentine”

“Will be leaving next year” sad”

“Born in 1987 but still 10 years old”

“Wow, I hadn’t noticed those coincidences”

Have you noticed these coincidences before?