In pictures: Lionel Messi doppelganger in Iran

Iran student Reza Parastesh, a doppelganger of Barcelona and Argentina's footballer Lionel Messi almost got him in jail
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Reza Parastesh, a doppelganger of Barcelona and Argentina's footballer Lionel Messi, poses for a picture in a street in Tehran. (ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)
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(L) Reza Parastesh, a doppelganger of Barcelona and Argentina's footballer Lionel Messi, poses for a picture in a street in Tehran, and (R) Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi reacting during the UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg football match Juventus vs Barcelona, on April 11, 2017 at the Juventus stadium in Turin. (ATTA KENARE,GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Reza Parastesh, a doppelganger of Barcelona and Argentina's footballer Lionel Messi, poses for a picture with fans in a street in Tehran. (ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Reza Parastesh, a doppelganger of Barcelona and Argentina's footballer Lionel Messi, poses for a picture with fans in a street in Tehran. (ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Reza Parastesh, a doppelganger of Barcelona and Argentina's footballer Lionel Messi, walks down a street in Tehran. (ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Reza Parastesh, a doppelganger of Barcelona and Argentina's footballer Lionel Messi, poses for a picture with fans in a street in Tehran. (ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Reza Parastesh, a doppelganger of Barcelona and Argentina's footballer Lionel Messi, juggles a ball in a street in Tehran. (ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Reza Parastesh, a doppelganger of Barcelona and Argentina's footballer Lionel Messi, poses for a picture with fans in a street in Tehran. (ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)