New Yorkers do not need to go all the way to Barcelona to take pictures with Lionel Messi. Now they can “see” the star at Madame Tussauds.
Yes, sculpture Messi has now started on display at the famous wax museum branch in the Big Apple. This artwork depicts La Pulga in action with Argentina during the World Cup title in Brazil last year.
It takes four months to complete the wax statue Messi, plus more than 250 sizes, using video and photo references, in order to produce work that is as similar as possible to the original figure of the player.
Messi statue will be placed in a special section of sports in the museum, where visitors can take photos and posing together.
Messi is not alone in that section. He was accompanied by a wax statue tennis superstar Serena Williams and world boxing icon Muhammad Ali.
It took over four months to make the waxwork Messi.
Messi statue is dressed in national team jerseys Argentina at the 2014 World Cup. Messi shared tennis player Serena Williams and boxing legend Muhammad Ali complete collection of wax statues in the zone of the winter sports.
Not only in New York, Madame Tussauds wax season also exists in cities such as Amsterdam, Beijing, Tokyo and Wuhan.
Waxwork was a little scary because it is very similar to the original middle Lionel Messi dribbling, imitating recordings final match of the World Cup Brazil 2014, during which they lost 0-1 vs. Germany.In addition to Messi, a footballer who has had the honor of entry made a wax statue is Cristiano Ronaldo and David Beckham.