After twenty-one years, Lionel Messi is ready to say goodbye to Barcelona , the team in which he has played since 2000.
Fans of football titles are ready to get their hands on FIFA 22 , expected on October 1st, but fans of the Spanish team can’t help but pay tribute to the player’s glittering career Argentine.
The spotlight is therefore on the next iteration of the EA Sports franchise, which has raised some doubts regarding the names attributed to some Italian Serie A teams.
The next chapter of the series promises to be full of news: in the Pro Club mode of FIFA 22 it will be possible, for the first time, to create a player and play in his clothes.
On Barcelona’s Twitter profile, a videogame themed tribute dedicated to the farewell of Lionel Messi, imagined as a sort of Super Mario in a footballing key.
Renamed “ Super Leo ” for the occasion, the Argentine player is at ease in the classic activities that characterize the most famous plumber in video games, accompanied from the unmistakable music of the Nintendo branded product.
During the stage, enriched by the inevitable tubes green and destructible bricks, Super Leo performs in a series of football-themed performances.
After getting some balls (comparable to the collectible coins from Super Mario), Messi makes a series of jumps on the heads of the opposing players before reaching the end of the level, where a reproduction of the Camp Nou .
Accompanying Super Leo in this fun adventure, visible in the player below, are a series of paintings (duly framed) that retrace his history and victories.
Super Leo ????️ pic.twitter.com/WO944x8mA4
– FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona_es) August 7, 2021
Shortly before leaving the screen (and the team), Messi’s gaming counterpart will unlock the most iconic “ power up ” of his career: the shirt with the number 10 .
As for eFootball , the new iteration of the PES saga, it will be a demo, at least at launch: Konami herself confirmed it.
It is not clear what the consequences of Messi’s abandonment will be on the football series published by the Japanese company, but the new PES is already heating up the engines for the first DLC.
The news of the saga (name included) disappointed a large part of the community, which did not fail to show its deep disappointment.
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