06/06/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 26, 2011

Chocolate Lionel Messi! Life-Size Sculpture Looks Delicious (PHOTOS)

Lionel Messi is the reigning FIFA World Player of the Year, but he is now the recipient of arguably an even greater honor, thanks to an enterprising Spanish chocolatier. A pastry shop in the town of Lleida is displaying a lifesize sculpture of Messi made entirely of chocolate. At 254 pounds, the concoction weighs 72% more than the FC Barcelona soccer star. Scroll down for photos.

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