Argentine star footballer Lionel Messi was reportedly detained at Beijing Airport by the Chinese police on Monday

Messi encountered a problem at the airport because of issues with his passport and visa

Messi accidentally took his Spanish passport instead of his Argentinian passport which didn’t have the necessary visa for China

After around 30 minutes of discussion the matter was resolved and Messi was given permission to continue

Messi’s team is scheduled to have a friendly match against Australia at the Workers Stadium on 15th June

Lionel Messi will lead Argentina in a match against Australia on Thursday in China

Next they will play against Indonesia at Gelora Bung Karno Sports Stadium in Jakarta on June 19

After taking a few weeks of rest, Messi will start a new phase of his career by joining Inter Miami

Inter Miami team is co-owned by David Beckham