Messi10 Archive

  • MESSI10: A surreal tribute to the Barca legend

    MESSI10: A surreal tribute to the Barca legend

    Lionel Messi looked at Luis Suarez and, in amazement and in unison, they both rose to their feet and applauded what they’d just seen: a tightrope walker pulling out a ladder, placing it on the rope and climbing it with her hands. The Barca pair were sat, front and centre, applauding a scene that was […]

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  • MESSI10, Cirque’s New Sports-Themed Show, is a Winner

    MESSI10, Cirque’s New Sports-Themed Show, is a Winner

    With acrobats that fly across the stage with the speed of a ball into a goal, trapeze artists that literally take soccer moves to new heights and heroic videos of Leo Messi, Cirque du Soleil’s Messi10 should more than meet expectations for the living legend’s global legion of followers and football lovers in general.

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  • Cirque du Soleil Scores with MESSI10

    Cirque du Soleil Scores with MESSI10

    The first strains of Pharrell Williams’ 2015 single “Freedom” play on the stage of Cirque du Soleil’s new show Messi10, in which a face-off between two groups of performers begins. Messi10, based on the story of soccer superstar Lionel Messi, premiered Thursday (Oct. 10) in Barcelona, where Messi and his club team reign over popular culture, positioning Sony Music to score big as well.

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  • How Cirque Turned to the Genius of Messi for Inspiration

    How Cirque Turned to the Genius of Messi for Inspiration

    The artistic spirit of the Argentine soccer star is the protagonist of the world-renowned company’s new production. EL PAÍS SEMANAL got a sneak peek at the rehearsals in Montreal ahead of the premiere on October 10 in Barcelona. “Leo is the best in the world and we want to represent his skills on the pitch – his strength and determination,” says Mukhtar Omar Sharif, the show’s director. “But we are still a circus and this a show for everyone, not just for soccer lovers.”

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  • 10 Artists Coming to Messi10!

    10 Artists Coming to Messi10!

    On this 10th of the month, Cirque du Soleil has 10 updates for us on their upcoming show Messi10 in partnership with Leo Messi. What we have here are glimpses of 10 artists who will start training at Cirque du Soleil's Headquarters in Montreal!

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  • #MessiCirque is “Messi10: El Juego Cambió”

    #MessiCirque is “Messi10: El Juego Cambió”

    Cirque du Soleil announces #MessiCirque as "Messi10"! Premiere's October 10, 2019

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