Lionel Messi, the renowned Argentine footballer, has scored another goal outside of the football field. This time with an animated series in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment. The series, yet to be named, will follow the journey of a young Messi who dreams of becoming a professional footballer. Here’s everything else to know about this Lionel Messi x Sony Animated Series.
While on the other hand, Messi’s other biggest rival Cristiano Ronaldo, and his partner Georgina Rodriguez picked up a $10 million deal with Netflix. These announcements of the series have caused quite a stir among football and animation fans alike.
What to expect from this new Lionel Messi Animated Series?
- According to Deadline, the show will feature a young Messi who navigates through a video game while encountering different obstacles. Sony artists will compose original music for the show as well.
- Currently, in development, the series targets a younger audience and will be suitable for viewing by global audiences. Which will be available in English, Spanish, and other languages.
In a statement, Messi expressed his excitement about the upcoming animated series that portrays his life. He said:
“Since I was a kid, I’ve always loved animated series and my kids are big fans of animated characters. Being able to participate in an animation project makes me happy because it fulfills one of my dreams. I would like to thank Sony Music for joining this project and we hope that everyone will like the result, especially the girls and the boys.”
How much can Messi earn from this series?
Lionel Messi has teamed up with Sony for a new animated series inspired by his childhood.
The series will depict Messi as a child as he confronts obstacles while traveling throughout a videogame. It is aimed for children and young adolescent audiences.
— Film Updates (@FilmUpdates) March 6, 2023
Reportedly, Lionel Messi, who has already worked on two other audiovisual projects, stands to earn over $22 million. Only if he decides to stream the upcoming series on various platforms.
Negotiations for the details are still pending, as Messi is yet to decide whether he will lend his voice to the animated series.
Lionel Messi x Sony Animated Series: Will there be other Superstar Guests?
Imagine, LeBron James, showing up to give Messi some tips on how to dominate on the court. Taylor Swift making a cameo as one of Messi’s biggest fans. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson lent his voice to a character in one of Messi’s epic battles. The possibilities are endless, but I would like you to read the first word again.
But it’s not just sports and entertainment stars that could make an appearance on the show. As of now, the staff of the series is yet to be announced.
Ronaldo’s partner is also going for a series on Netflix
Netflix has secured the rights to Georgina Rodriguez’s life story for a whopping $10 million. Rodriguez is the partner of Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo.
- Reports suggest that it will delve into Rodriguez’s personal and professional life. Showcasing her journey from humble beginnings to her current position as one of the most sought-after models in the world.
- Viewers can expect to see behind-the-scenes glimpses of her life with Ronaldo. As well as insights into her work in the fashion industry and her experiences as a mother.
The idea of bringing together some of the world’s biggest stars in one animated series is certainly an ambitious one. So mark your calendars, set your DVRs, and get ready for the ride of a lifetime!
That’s everything to know about Lionel Messi x Sony Animated Series. Are you excited about this new show? Let us know in the comments down below.
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