adidas Reveals New Signature Cleat for Lionel Messi
"I did leave Rosario when I was young, but I still have my people, my neighborhood, and my favorite spots. Pibe de Barr10 have a lot to do with my life, my childhood and a lot to do with me," said Leo Messi.
Leo has been directly involved in 24 La Liga goals this year; no other TEAM has scored more than 21. His most recent hat-trick made him the all-time leader in La Liga hat-tricks, at just 27. Messi will wear the Pibe de Barr10 from Wed., March 18., with the cleats available to purchase the following day on adidas.com and select retailers. The cleat is a part of the #therewillbehaters series that celebrates the "hate" at the heart of soccer. You don't get to be the best in the world by listening to the doubters.
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