Paralysed Iranian artist Fateme Hamami paints portraits of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi; leaves social media in awe

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New Delhi, India Published: May 08, 2020, 06:36 PM(IST)

Paralysed Iranian artist paints Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo portraits by feet Photograph:( Instagram )

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Paralysed Iranian artist Fateme Hamami has drawn two phenomenal portraits of Messi and Ronaldo and the social media is showing immense love to the magical pictures. Hamami shared both the portraits through her Instagram stories while leaving fans in absolute astonishment.

The class and achievements of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is lauded by all. Both the superstars are regarded as arguably the greatest to have taken to the football pitch and their rivalry has enthralled the football lovers for over a decade. Their immense popularity and craze have made football fanatics throng to stadiums or be glued to their television sets to witness their goal-scoring prowess even in the remotest of areas. 

Paralysed Iranian artist Fateme Hamami has drawn two phenomenal portraits of Messi and Ronaldo and the social media is showing immense love to the magical pictures. Hamami shared both the portraits through her Instagram stories while leaving fans in absolute astonishment. 

Messi Ronaldo portaits

Hamami is 86 per cent paralysed and lacks body movements. Despite all the challenges, Hamami manages to paint using her right foot. However, it isn’t the first time Hamami has drawn portraits of Ronaldo or football celebrities. She had earlier made a portrait of the Portuguese stalwart and expressed her love for the player. 

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“I'm drawing the face of Cristiano Ronaldo. My dear friends, I love Ronaldo very much and I loved this painting very much I want Ronaldo to see my painting and support my art,” she had captioned the picture on Instagram.

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Even La Liga Headquarters in Madrid had written a letter to Hamami after the portrait of Ronaldo went viral during the Portuguese’s stay at Real Madrid. 

Meanwhile, footballers are close to resuming live-action with Bundesliga restarting from May 16. While there has been no confirmation of La Liga or Serie A, it is expected that both the leagues will resume in the month of June.

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