Lionel Messi appeared in an Argentine series called "Los Protectores"
Argentine footballer Lionel Messi has appeared in the series "Los Protectores" ("The Protectors"), which is streamed on Star+ service. Goal reported this.
Messi played himself in the show, which tells the story of three football agents. He appeared in the first episode of the second season of the popular series. In the plot, the main characters meet the sports legend in Paris. They offer him to participate in a project supporting young footballers.
One of the show's stars, Andres Parra, told Sport Bible that the entire team was impressed by "not only his human qualities but also his acting skills"
The episode featuring Messi aired on Sunday. It was his first experience as an actor. Prior to this, the player had only appeared in commercials.