What They're Saying: Mackenzie O'Neill

"I wasn't nervous. I was a bit shy at first but then just did what I love doing best."

-- Mackenzie O'Neill, an 11-year-old Englishman on a family vacation in Antigua, on playing soccer on the beach, like he did most days, when out of nowhere Lionel Messi, also on vacation with his family, came up with a soccer ball and asked if he wanted to play. Mackenzie, a goalkeeper, played with Messi and Messi's son, Thiago, for about 40 minutes. (CNN)
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