Move over Disneyworld, there is a new rival coming to town: the Messi Experience Park in China.
Yes, Barcelona star Lionel Messi is getting his own theme park in Nanjing, eastern China. The park will have more than 20 attractions, including using virtual and augmented reality in such things as football training clinics. There will also be displays featuring highlights of Messi’s career.
The Messi Experience Park is slated to open in early 2019, will have indoor and outdoor attractions
“I hope to provide them the experience they never had before and to inspire them to pick up the sport early on,” said Messi at the launch of the park. “Hopefully, they will feel that I am around when visiting the park.”
Now, what’s the betting that, somewhere in Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo is desperately trying to get his own theme park together? After all, anything Messi can do…
Source: Football Gifts Direct