UAE school pupils fulfill Lionel Messi at Expo 2020 Dubai's Al Wasl Plaza
UAE school pupils fulfill Lionel Messi at Expo 2020 Dubai’s Al Wasl Plaza
Released Tuesday, February eighteen, 2020 10 lucky college pupils from across the UAE evolved into the envy of countless sports fans with a rare opportunity to meet up with among the best athletes in the planet, Expo 2020 Dubai ambassador Lionel Messi, at the Expo 2020 site.
Selected in a random draw held by the Expo School Programme, the pupils accompanied by their coaches met the international football superstar at Dubai’s next architectural marvel, Al Wasl Plaza, that will be the centrepiece of Expo 2020 when it opens the doors of its on twenty October 2020.
Messi, among the most decorated footballers within the story of the game, visited the website of The World’s Greatest Show of human achievement and brilliance to direct the pupils on a tour of Al Wasl Plaza, just take photographs with them as well as sign memorabilia and souvenirs, including footballs and also football boots. He was joined by Expo 2020 mascots Latifa and Rashid.
The footballer said, “It was extremely pleasurable to meet and hang out together with the pupils – the development of theirs will give the other superstars in sports activities along with numerous different walks of daily life, leading people to an upbeat new future driven by innovation, worldwide cooperation and sustainability as will be showcased at Expo 2020 Dubai.
“I am delighted to be dealing with Expo 2020, that is placing youth at the centre of its mission and vision. Like everybody, I’ll be happy to check out Expo 2020 after it opens in October to find out for myself the numerous innovative developments, international dishes, live shows, cultures and arts from over 190 nations as the world’s top showcase of human brilliance and achievement.”
The record breaking six time winner of the esteemed Ballon d’Or and existing FIFA Male’s Player of the Year, Messi is Argentina’s all time leading scorer, and as captain of the national side, has led the South American nation to 3 main tournament finals, like the FIFA World Cup in 2014 as he was voted best player of the competition.
Through the Expo School Programme, countless trips are expected from college pupils from across the UAE who’ll experience the very first World Expo ever contained in the Middle East, South Asia region and africa, and the biggest event ever held inside the Arab World, when it opens the doors of its for 6 weeks from 20th October 2020.
The pupils which met Messi originated from the Australian International School, Rashid bin Saeed School, Al Jahiz Girls School, Omar bin Al Khattab School and Al Saada School.