Back to videos
share:
next video:

Reza Parastesh: Iran’s Messi look-a-like is in a mess

18 August 14

Reza Parastesh has an uncanny resemblance to fabled footballer Lionel Messi. It’s brought him fame in his Iranian homeland, where he’s created a career out of appearing as a Messi look-a-like. However, it’s also got him into trouble, as 23 women have sued him claiming he seduced them into thinking he was the real football star so he could sleep with them. He took to social media to deny the allegations and declare his innocence.

GET THE RTD DOCUMENTARY NEWSLETTER!
New videos straight to your inbox the day they’re posted! By submitting your information, you agree to receive emails from RTD Documentary Channel. You can opt out at any time.