We’re fairly certain that, in some run of description, Ray Hudson has described Lionel Messi as a sort of Cirque du Soleil act.
And he wasn’t exaggerating all that much.
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So it’s no major surprise that the most entertaining man in the game is about to be the focus of the Canadian group’s high-artistry.
Yes, one Lionel Messi is set to join Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, and The Beatles as the inspiration of a Cirque du Soleil show.
The Atomic Flea is pumped. From the BBC:
“Cirque du Soleil is a family favorite of ours,” said Messi, 31. “It feels both crazy and incredible that Cirque du Soleil will create a show based on my life, my passion, my sport. I have no doubt this show will amaze people as their shows always do.”
Showtime for Showtime.