- Lionel Messi partners with circus acrobats from Cirque de Soleil for a new TV show
- The show will be based on his achievements as a player
- The Barcelona superstar has scored 11 goals in all competitions this season
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has made public his partnership with the entertaining and acrobatic spectacular showmen of Cirque de Soleil.
The Argentina international who is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time shared a short video of himself juggling a clown nose, wearing a t-shirt featuring the company's logo.
The 31-year-old said on Instagram a new show would be created "based on my life and passion for football."
Messi added in a statement: "It feels both crazy and incredible that Cirque du Soleil will create a show based on my life, my passion, my sport.
"Cirque du Soleil is a family favourite of ours. I have no doubt this show will amaze people as their shows always do."
Messi has been in top form this season, netting 11 so far this term and two in Barcelona's stunning 4-2 win over Tottenham in the Champions League.
He was been in splendid form this season scoring 11 goals including two in Barcelona's stunning 4-2 win over Tottenham in the Champions League.
The Argentine captain is putting his feet up during the international break after a long season that included a poor showing for his country at the World Cup.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney has chosen Barcelona's Lionel Messi as the greatest player to ever graced the game of football in history.
The 31-year-old recently completed a move to Major League Soccer side DC United after spending just one season at Everton on return to the club in 2017.
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