Indians who never followed football are sad due to Messi’s retirement

Messi, the argentine wizard, announced his retirement, after Chile beat Argentina in the finals. Funny to know that his fans in India, who never follow football or have seen him play in a complete match are also heartbroken by this news. Doctors have called this the Acquired Messi Depression (AMT) Athlete Syndrome.
So what is your take on this AMT Athlete syndrome? Have you noticed it among your FB friends? Do let us know.