Adidas Clobber Nike Over Lionel Messi Again

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Adidas Win Image Rights of Lionel Messi

Barcelona star and Adidas +F50 TUNiT football boot wearer Lionel Messi has been in the news this week as a court case over the Argentine’s image rights has been won by Adidas over arch rivals Nike.

Messi signed with Nike when he was 14 years old, but in 2005 rejected Nike’s £120,000-a-year offer, instead switching to rivals Adidas for a reputed £400,000 a year endorsement deal, which saw the young' Argentinian' top the charts as the highest paid footballer on the planet.

Messi clearly held no bad-feeling to Nike football boot wearers, as he lined up beside Nike’s flagship player of the time,' Ronaldinho, at Barcelona each week and many others.

This capture by Adidas was a major coup for the German brand as Lionel Messi has become arguably the best player of his generation.

View Lionel Messi in the Adidas Impossible is Nothing Campaign Video in our video section.


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  1. says: shaz

    messi is rubbish and barcelona are a 2 man team. they get da ball and pass it 2 xavi and messi and wen xavi gets it he passes it 2 messi. if teams block of messi barca will be rubbish. e.g inter blocked messi and thrashed them 3-1

  2. says: PAUL 123 aka messi

    messi is the best player in the world by far ronaldo is rubbish. come on ARGENTINA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. says: shayon

    messi is hard the ones dat sad he is rubbish u r gased . and rob bird u cant beat him he could beat u wed his arm tied at blind

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