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A young amateur golfer became the envy of soccer fans around the world on Sunday when she posted selfies with some of the sport’s biggest stars.
Marta Silchenko, 17, was competing in a golf tournament outside Paris when she was joined in an elevator by the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) soccer team, which included global superstars Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.
Seeing her opportunity, Silchenko boldly raised her phone above her head and captured a series of sneaky selfies, drawing the attention of some of the players.
Marta Silchenko was competing in a golf tournament
A young golfer became the envy of soccer fans everywhere on Sunday when she posted selfies with some of the sport’s biggest stars. Marta Silchenko, 17, was competing in a golf tournament outside Paris when she was joined in an elevator by the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) soccer team, including global superstars Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian. Mbappe.
The world’s 234th amateur, originally from Latvia, had just finished a gym session when some of the most famous faces in football entered the elevator with her.
In one of the photos, legendary Argentine maestro Messi, considered by many to be the greatest player of all time, is shown looking directly into the camera, clutching a sandwich.
A shocked Mbappe, the 2018 France World Cup-winning superstar striker, is also shown looking at the phone with raised eyebrows.
In another image, Brazilian defender Marquinhos is seen giving Silchenko a beaming smile as she took photos of her. Spanish defender Juan Bernat also raises his eyebrows at the camera in one of the now viral images of the golfer.
Another Spanish defender, Sergio Ramos, is shown briefly looking over his shoulder to see what caught everyone’s attention.
Brazilian trickster Neymar, who completes PSG’s world-class attacking trio alongside Messi and Mbappé, remained hidden under his cap.
Silchenko, unable to contain her excitement at the sudden turn of events, is shown on the edge of the crowd of superstars smiling at her camera.
‘Casual day at the gym today!’ Marta wrote, uploading five selfies. ‘I just passed the best soccer players in the world in the elevator.’
Silchenko was near Paris competing in the Golf de Saint-Cloud tournament when he came across the PSG team, which was preparing to take on Marseille in their Ligue 1 home game on Sunday, at the Le Parc des Princes stadium in the city.
Soccer fans and Silchenko supporters
PSG won the match against their southern rivals 2-1, with Neymar scoring his first goal and Mbappé sealing the win with a penalty.
The victory was PSG’s tenth consecutive Ligue 1 victory and brought them closer to the league title. They are now 15 points clear of second place Marseille with six games to go.
Meanwhile, the golfer finished 15th in the Esmond Trophy golf tournament from a field of 120 competitors.
Soccer fans and Silchenko supporters were quick to react to the star-studded pictures of him, saying how lucky he had been to have been in the right place at the right time.
“This has to be the photo of the year,” one person commented.
Others even congratulated her on meeting the players, while one person wrote to Silchenko: ‘3 great athletes! Ramos, Mbappé and you.
Marta Silchenko Quick and Facts
- Marta Silchenko, 17, was competing at a golf tournament near Paris on Sunday
- As she was leaving the gym players from PSG team walked into the lift she was in
- Seizing the opportunity, the amateur golfer lifted her phone above her and took a series of selfies, capturing a picture with Messi, Neymar, Mbappe and others
- Her pictures have gone viral, and become the envy of football fans everywhere