2018 FIFA WC: Argentine fans come up with a ‘HUGE SURPRISE’ for Lionel Messi


The mosaic of Messi made from 6,000 hairclips in Buenos Aires. Image: Twitter

XtraTime Web Desk: FIFA World Cups are not just about the best footballers, outstanding goals, amazing fans and the coveted title. For the participating nations, it’s much more. The latest artistic work in Argentina on Lionel Messi is a prime example of that.

World Cup-influenced art pieces have been emerging around the world, with this year’s tournament slowly creeping around the corner, and the most recent piece gaining popularity is a mural of Barcelona frontman Lionel Messi, one that is made up of around 6,000 hairclips.

The credited sculptor is Argentine artist Letali, who exhibited the mural in a shop in Buenos Aires.The purpose behind the piece is to wish Messi luck during the tournament in Russia.



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