What is it with these Barcelona players looking like the Backstreet Boys?

It strikes us that the MSN trio could do well on the BBC's Let It Shine boy band competition

These fellas might be really good at football, but they're doing themselves no favours in the street-cred department where FFT are concerned.

Recent social media postings suggest that Messrs Messi, Suarez and Neymar have snaffled style tips from the likes of One Direction, Blue, Westlife and, most troublingly, American tank-top troop the Backstreet Boys. Perhaps there's an explanation, though: Justin Bieber is a Barcelona fan after all.

Judge for yourselves...

"Tell me why…"

"Ain't nothin' but a heartache..."

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"Ain't nothin' but a mistake..."

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"I never wanna hear you say..."

"... Neymar, don't look away."

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The boys are back in town…

Evaristo de Macedo, Peter Kocsis, Luis Suarez and Ramon

And how they used to dress. Evaristo de Macedo, Peter Kocsis, Luis Suarez and Ramon in 1961. Times sure change!

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