LAFC goalkeeper John McCarthy leaves Selena Gomez stunned with an outrageous stoppage to deny Lionel Messi a goalscoring opportunity.
- Selena Gomez joined a number of notable names at Sunday’s LAFC game
- John McCarthy made a sensational save to fend off Lionel Messi in the first half
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Los Angeles FC goalkeeper John McCarthy wowed in front of a star-studded crowd at BMO Stadium with an incredible first-half save on Sunday night.
LAFC hosted Inter Miami in MLS on Sunday night as Lionel Messi looked to bolster his playoff hopes.
The stars traveled to the City of Angels to catch a glimpse of the World Cup winner in action, but McCarthy denied them the chance to catch a glimpse of Messi finding the back of the net.
Towards the end of the first half, with Miami already leading 1-0 thanks to Facundo Farias’ opener, McCarthy made a sensational save to prevent Messi from doubling the lead.
The Argentinian scored on goal thanks to a sublime pass from Diego Gomez with only McCarthy between him and the goal.
Selena Gomez was stunned by a save from LAFC goalkeeper John McCarthy on Sunday
The shooter made a sensational save to fend off Inter Miami superstar Lionel Messi.
The actress and singer couldn’t believe her eyes as she watched the game at BMO Stadium.
Messi fired a shot with his magical left foot, but the LAFC shot-stopper was sensationally successful in blocking the shot from close range.
It seems like all the fans gathered at the BMO Stadium thought there was no doubt that Messi had added another goal to his tally, including Selena Gomez.
The actress and singer, who released her new single Single Soon last week, looked shocked while streaming on Apple TV.
Gomez couldn’t believe what she saw as she sat in the stands with her jaw dropping and her eyes wide.
However, McCarthy didn’t have much luck in the second half as Messi’s former Barcelona team-mate Jordi Alba managed to fire a shot past the goalkeeper to double the Herons lead.
Gomez joined a host of stars as Messi hit Hollywood for the first time since moving to Inter Miami in mid-July.
Prince Harry topped the list of notable names when he was spotted laughing with LAFC co-owner and actor Will Ferrell, while Leonardo DiCaprio was also spotted in a sequel.
However, Gomez opted to enjoy the lively atmosphere with the real fans as she sat in the stands with the 3252 – LAFC fan section.