The Barcelona man has a clean-cut image in Europe but may have some questions to answer after he was spotted looking sheepish as his head was thrust into the bosom of the Las Vegas stripper.
Published under the headline "Night of chaos in Las Vegas”, the 26-year-old father-of-one was apparently partying in "Sin City" alongside Brazilian legend Ronaldo following an exhibition match in Chicago on July 6.
The story gets even more bizarre as Pronto claim that Messi's wife Antonella Roccuzzo found out about his exploits while she was away on holiday with Cesc Fabregas and his girlfriend, Daniella Semaan.
And it could all get a lot worse for the four-time Ballon d'Or winner after CNN reporter Tancredi Palmeri hinted that more explicit pictures of his night in Vegas were due to be published.
But perhaps the strangest aspect of the story is the fact that the Pope himself seems to be endorsing Messi's action. For shame….