Paris Saint Germain Superstar Lionel Messi Collaborates With PUBG Mobile for Unique Gaming Experience

Paris Saint Germain Superstar Lionel Messi Collaborates With PUBG Mobile for Unique Gaming Experience

Byron Pillay
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:16 PM
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  • PUBG Mobile is a Battle Royale game which sees up to 100 players compete until there's one person left
  • Lionel Messi will feature in PUBG Mobile after the Paris Saint-Germain star collaborated with the video game
  • Messi will also feature in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, alongside PSG teammate Neymar Jr and Paul Pogba

Lionel Messi is a global superstar.

The Paris Saint-Germain attacker is loved worldwide and everyone wants to be associated with Messi.

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You can soon shoot your way to victory with Lionel Messi, as the Paris Saint-Germain superstar has collaborated with PUBG Mobile. Image: Matthias Hangst/ Jewel Samad
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While he's made a name for himself on the football field, Messi's brand is slowly extending far further than just soccer.

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Recently the Argentinian legend branched off into the world of cryptocurrency and now he's heavily involved in gaming as well. As reported by The Nation, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile recently announced a special collaboration with Messi.

PUBG Mobile will officially become the first and only Battle Royale mobile game to partner with the footballing icon. While limited details have been released about the collaboration, it's understood that in-game outfits and other items related to Messi will be available for a limited time.

What is PUBG Mobile:

PUBG Mobile is a Battle Royale game in which up to 100 players parachute onto a remote island where they battle it out until there is just one person left standing. Players can use weapons, supplies and vehicles, scattered around the map, to aid in their quest to be the best. The map also shrinks every few minutes, forcing players to make their way to the centre to stay alive.

Messi proud of his involvement:

Speaking about his involvement with the game, Messi said that he was proud of what they were working on, Sportskeeda reported.

“Video games have always been a huge part of my life. I find them incredibly helpful to relax and enjoy myself when I’m not training," he said.

Appearing in Call of Duty

PUBG Mobile isn't the only video game that Messi will be appearing in. As reported by GameStop, Messi will feature alongside Paul Pogba and Neymar Jr in the new Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 game. game that Messi will be appearing in.

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Byron Pillay is a sports writer and Head of the Department at Sports Brief (joined in 2022) with over 10 years of experience in community journalism and a degree in journalism from Caxton's Cadet School.