By Michael Lopez
Everybody loves a good sports movie. And now it seems, we’ll be getting one about the almighty Leo. That’s right, according to Deadline.com, futbol great Lionel Messi is getting the biopic treatment.
Just 25-years-old, Messi does seem a little young to have his life story told on the screen. But no one can deny his popularity and we’re sure Barcelona fans would eat it up in a heartbeat.
Apparently Epic Pictures bought the rights to Leo’s biography, Messi: The Inside Story Of The Boy Who Became A Legend. And they plan to finance and produce the film, which would put a heavy emphasis on Messi’s upbringing.
Fans of Leo know that he came from blue collar roots in Rosario, Argentina. He also struggled with a growth hormone deficiency as a child. But those who have been following his latest headlines know the Messi story comes with a very happy ending.
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