Messis life to be focus of new show


first_imgBarcelona superstar Lionel Messi’s life is expected to be the focus of New Cirque Du Soleil Show.The life of the captain of the Catalan club will be the subject of a new Cirque du Soleil show, which will be performed on a world tour in 2019.This is the first time that Cirque du Soleil has chosen to focus on a sports star despite previously working on famous musical artists like Elvis Presley, The Beatles and Michael Jackson.Messi took to his Instagram account to announce the new act from one of the largest theatrical producers in the world.“I am proud to announce the creation of a new Cirque du Soleil show in 2019 based on the story of my life and passion for football,” said Messi.Messi who had a difficult childhood growing up in Argentina, was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency as a child. But moving to Spain, at the age of 13, to join Barcelona’s academy helped shape his future. And today, he is regarded as one of the greatest to ever play the game of football.During his time at the Catalan club’s famous La Masia academy, he became a part of one of the greatest trio of players along with Andres Iniesta and Xavi Hernandez.Messi has failed to win a major international trophy with the Argentine national team, despite huge success at club level with Barca. He came close to World Cup glory in 2014 but Argentina lost to Germany in the final.Cirque du Soleil revealed on their website that they were thrilled to link-up with Messi.“The show will draw its inspiration from the incredible talent and accomplishments of the football legend, who embodies the unique spirit and values of his sport,” the troupe said.last_img

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