Kim Kardashian is BLASTED over clip of son Saint, 8, walking out with Lionel Messi ahead of Inter Miami’s tie against LA Galaxy


Kim Kardashian has faced backlash after her eight-year-old son Saint had the privilege of walking out as Lionel Messi‘s mascot on Sunday. 

The reality TV star’s eldest son with ex-husband and rapper Kanye West held Messi’s hand as they walked out onto the field ahead of Inter Miami’s MLS clash against LA Galaxy. 

The business mogul shared a clip of her soccer-obsessed son making his way onto the field with the legend to X, formerly known as Twitter.

‘Saint walking Messi out on the field tonight at the LA Galaxy vs Inter Miami game!!!’ the 43-year-old wrote. ‘He is living the absolute dream’.

However, the moment attracted criticism with many social media users accusing Kardashian of taking opportunities away from less fortunate children.

Backlash From Commenters

‘Would be awesome if some kid actually deserving of it got that opportunity,’ one user posted. ‘Not someone who was incredibly lucky to be born to billionaires.’ 

‘Talk about privilege,’ another added in the replied to Kardashian’s post. ‘Hope he can kick the ball.’

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Meanwhile, others suggested that Kardashian had paid for her son to have the opportunity. 

‘Money can buy happiness. Debate closed,’ one wrote, while another added, ‘Tell the truth how much that cost.’

One account chimed in: ‘Whoever said money is not everything was lying. Even Messi can be bought.’ 

Others echoed their thoughts with comments such as, ‘What money can buy,’ and, ‘See what money does’. 

However, others were quick to jump to Saint’s defense, insisting he is allowed to fulfill his dream of meeting his soccer hero just as much as any other child. 

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