Lionel Messi’s life will be made into a show by Cirque du Soleil and PopArt Music in association with Sony Music, starting in 2019.
“It feels both crazy and incredible that Cirque du Soleil will create a show based on my life, my passion, my sport,” the FC Barcelona star was quoted as saying by the announcement. “Cirque du Soleil is a family favorite of ours. I have no doubt this show will amaze people as their shows always do.”
Lionel Messi será el próximo protagonista del Cirque du Soleil.— Monica Garza (@monicagarzag) October 10, 2018
La productora anunció que en 2019 realizará un espectáculo inspirado en la vida y carrera deportiva del futbolista argentino.
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To coincide with the announcement, a video of Messi juggling a clown’s nose while wearing a Cirque de Soleil t-shirt was released.