Lionel Messi is a motivating force behind the success of Barcelona and Argentina and the forward is also an inspiration to an entire generation of players most who have never met the diminutive #10.  Messi selected 10 players to be part of Team Messi and they will each be wearing the new #Messi15 soccer cleats as they work to achieve their dreams.

The team includes 2 MLS players – Los Angeles Galaxy’s Gyasi Zardes and New York City FC’s Khiry Shelton.  The players discuss their greatest accomplishments to this point in their young careers.  Shelton points to being selected #2 in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft while Zardes points to his record of scoring the most MLS goals in a season by a Homegrown player.

Check out the other players and see what they point to as great accomplishments.

The ten players recruited to Team Messi are:

Robert Kenedy (Chelsea FC, Brazilian)
Maxwell Cornet (Lyon, French)
Jeremie Boga (Rennes [on loan from Chelsea FC], French)
Accursio Bentivegna (Como [on loan from Palermo], Italian)
James Wilson (Manchester United, English)
Timo Werner (VFB Stuttgart, German)
Aleksey Miranchuk (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russian)
Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy, American)
Marcos Lopes (AS Monaco FC, Portuguese)
Khiry Shelton (New York City FC, American)

Get in the Game.  The adidas Messi 15.1 soccer cleats are available at World Soccer Shop.