RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 29: Carolina Hurricanes fans Sam and Jake Huffine sport Movember mustaches while watching pre-game warmups prior to an NHL game against the of the New Jersey Devils at PNC Arena on November 29, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. During the month of November, players and fans grow mustaches to help raise money and awareness for the fight against prostate and testicular cancers. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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