The Argentine star, Lionel Messi, showed up to train with new game boots. Discover all its details
Lionel Messi returned to Barcelona training with a new feature on his feet. The star put on his new boots for the first time, made especially for him and with several tributes to important matters of Argentine life.
The shoes have the colors blue and red for Barcelona, the only professional team that Lionel Messi He has defended in his career since 2005. The name of the club is written on the outside of the booty, where an image of the striker and the number 10 also appear.
The tributes do not stop there. There is also the flag of Argentina, the country where Messi was born and defended from the youth categories (he was the Olympic champion in 2008, in addition to being runner-up in the world in 2014 and three times in the Copa América in 2007, 2015 and 2016).
To complete the details, the boot is also named after the children of the star. Thiago and Mateo are on the right side, while Ciro is remembered on the left, all with their respective dates of birth.
Lionel Messi He will probably debut in his new shoes in Barcelona’s next game against Naples on August 8 for the second leg of the Champions League round of 16. After a 1-1 draw in February, the Spanish team will advance to the next round if they win or draw without goals.
The match will be at the Camp Nou, but if they confirm their classification, Barcelona will travel to Lisbon, home of the final stretch of the tournament. It is their last chance to win the title this season, as the club finished runner-up in Spain and the Spanish Super Cup, losing to Real Madrid and the Atlético de Madrid.