Los Angeles Kings vs. New Jersey Devils - Game Two
NEWARK, NJ - JUNE 02: Justin Williams #14 of the Los Angeles Kings controls the puck between teammate Jonathan Quick #32 and David Clarkson #23 of the New Jersey Devils in the second period of Game Two of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final at the Prudential Center on June 2, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images)
It was a big dream. [Messi] is probably the best athlete out there, so it's a big honor, for [Kuznetzov] as well. It's maybe a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet the best player in soccer right now. I'm a big Barcelona fan and Messi fan, so it's huge. You can take [Michael] Jordan, [Mark] Messier, [Wayne] Gretzky, those kinds of [people]. It's an honor to meet. It's nice to be in that position.
— Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin told told Monumental Network after meeting soccer star Lionel Messi prior to Argentina's practice at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Md. on Friday