World Cup loving cat named after Argentina captain Lionel Messi has a new home thanks to the Daily Echo

World Cup loving cat named after Agrentina capatin Lionel Messi has a new home thanks toe the Daily Echo

World Cup loving cat named after Agrentina capatin Lionel Messi has a new home thanks toe the Daily Echo

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HE has found the purr-fect home thanks to some help from the Daily Echo.

As reported, football-mad Lionel the kitten, below, has been glued to the World Cup on the telly ever since being rescued as a stray in Southampton and taken to the Blue Cross Centre in West End.

And now he has found a new home with Phil Cole and family in Titchfield Common, near Fareham.

Phil, 37, said Lionel was already enjoying games of footie with his three-year-old son Nicholas.

He said: “Lionel has been following Nicholas around everywhere; they love each other already. He is a cheeky little chap and we will certainly be sitting down to watch the World Cup final.

Daily Echo:

“I know Lionel will support Argentina but I’m going for a Germany win.”

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