PSG star Lionel Messi set to make his acting debut
Paris Saint-Germain forward Lionel Messi is set to venture into acting. According to several reports, the legendary footballer will make his professional acting debut in the Argentine TV series Los Protectores. Notably, Messi would appear in Season Two of the popular TV series. In a recently-released backstage video, Messi could be seen meeting the stars of the show. Here are further details.
Messi is set to appear in the second season of the TV series Los Protectores which is currently available only on channel Star+ in Argentina. This season of the Disney series, set to be out next year, has been shot across locations in Buenos Aires and Paris. It follows the story of three football agents who deal with a threat to their business.
Messi has been as vibrant on the football field He recently starred in Argentina's 5-0 win against Estonia in a friendly match. Messi scored all five goals, guiding Argentina to victory. The Argentine ace registered his 86th goal for the country, now the fourth-most in international football. It was the first time Messi scored five goals in a game for Argentina.
Argentina have been in sublime form ahead of the Qatar World Cup. They won Copa America last year before returning unbeaten in the qualifiers. Messi netted five goals in the tournament, helping the side win seven of their 10 matches (three draws). Argentina eye their third FIFA World Cup title. It could be Messi's final shot to win the coveted trophy.
After beating Italy (La Finalissima), Argentina extended their unbeaten run to 32 games. This is the longest unbeaten streak in Argentina's history. They are now undefeated in 33 games, having beaten Estonia. They have not fallen behind in any of their last 23 matches.