Planes Banned From Flying Over Lionel Messi’s House In Barcelona (Photos)
The expansion of El Prat Airport in Barcelona have been abandoned, because it would have led to more air traffic above Lionel Messi’s mansion in the coastal town of Castelldefels.
But the president of Spanish low-cost airline, Vueling, offered a different perspective.
“You cannot pass over where Messi lives,” Javier Sanchez-Prieto said during a talk at Barcelona’s ESADE university.
Vueling, based at El Prat de Llobregat, has hubs in Barcelona-El Prat Airport and Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport.
Messi reportedly bought his neighbours’ house last year, to keep the noise level to a minimum around his home