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Messi10 is an upcoming Cirque du Soleil touring production. Messi10 is a collaborative project between Cirque du Soleil, PopArt Music (who previously worked with Cirque on Séptimo Día: No Descansaré), and Sony Music.[1] Messi10 will be based on Argentinean professional football player Leo Messi. Messi10 will premiere at Parc del Forum, in Barcelona, ES. Messi10 will later be converted to a Grand Chapiteau touring show in 2020.[1]


Messi10 is the story of an ambitious young man overcoming any obstacle to become the best "number 10" in the world. Messi10 will be loosely based on Leo Messi's life.[1]

Known Acts[2][3][4][]

  • Fútbol Juggling
  • Parade
  • Icarian Games
  • Aerial Straps
  • Trapeze
  • Choreographed Sequence
  • Contemporary Dance
  • Slackwire
  • Diabolos
  • Tramponet
  • Russian Swing
  • Corde Lisse
  • Banquine
  • Contortion
  • Robot chinese pole

Messi10 Challenge[]

Alongside the premiere of Messi10, a 2500 square meter (26,909 sq ft.) interactive experience called the Messi10 Challenge will be located next to the show's site. The Messi10 Challenge will contain interactive activities such as dribbling, goal kicking, nutmeg an opponent (kick, roll, or pass the ball between the opponent's legs), and answering trivia about Messi to rack up points to be crowned "Messi of the Day" and to win a exclusive experience during the show. There will also be a VR experience showing memorable moments from Leo Messi’s career.[1]


MessiCirque is a feature-length documentary chronicling the creation of Messi10. MessiCirque will premiere on November 21, 2019 exclusively on the video-on-demand streaming service RakutenTV.[5]


Messi10 is named after Leo Messi's professional football player number.

Touring Schedule[]

The following color boxes indicate the region of each performance:
  EU  Europe   NA  North America   SA  South and Central America   AP  Asia/Pacific   OC  Oceania   AF  Africa

Arena Tour

2019 Schedule

  EU  Barcelona, ES to From October 10, 2019 - January 4, 2020

2020 Schedule

  AP  Doha, QA - From February 27, 2020 to March 7, 2020
  SA  Buenos Aires, AR - From June 11, 2020 to July 5, 2020








Behind the Scenes


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  2. LOQUEVATV. (2019, August 20). Messi10 by Cirque du Soleil Ensayo General. Retrieved from
  3. Messi10 by Cirque du Soleil on Instagram: "¿Qué significa ser parte de #MessiCirque? Dale al Play y entérate. .... What does it mean to be part of #MessiCirque? Press Play and find...". Retrieved from
  4. Messi10 by Cirque du Soleil on Instagram: "¡Descubre 10 segundos de entrenamiento de los artistas de Messi10! ⚽‍. . #MessiCirque te espera en el Parc del Fòrum de #Barcelona el...". Retrieved from
  5. Soleil, M. by C. du. (2019, September 25). Don't miss the exclusive trailer of #MessiCirqueTheMovie based on Messi10 by @Cirque du Soleil. This documentary by #Rakuten explores the very definition of show: football and circus meet like never before.Available exclusively on @RakutenTV from November 21 #MessiCirque #Messi Retrieved from

External Links[]

Official Cirque du Soleil Site

Official Messi10 Site

Messi10 Facebook page

Messi10 Instagram

Messi10 Twitter