ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Numero 5, Mindpix Corporation (OTC Pink: MPIX) and ZZYX Entertainment, LLC (ZZYX) today announced that they have signed an agreement to develop "Messi and Friends" an all-star soccer event featuring Lionel Messi to be held at Chicago's Soldier Field on July 6, 2013.
A Limited number of VIP Ticket Packages are scheduled to go on sale today for this all-star event at www.messiandfriends.net.
The tournament will highlight the skills of Lionel Messi–arguably the greatest player in the history of the sport – and 35 of the top players in the world, representing more than a dozen countries, creating a dream lineup for soccer aficionados throughout the world.
"I'm excited about playing in Chicago and showcasing many of the greatest stars of our sport. It's also important for me to connect with soccer fans in the USA and to promote the work of my foundation, and for that I am very thankful for this opportunity," stated Leo Messi.Lionel Messi Biography: http://www.infoplease.com/biography/var/lionelmessi.html#ixzz2HG6yBXfc Lionel Messi Awarded 4th consecutive "Ballon d'Or": http://soccernet.espn.go.com/news/story/_/id/1291730/lionel-messi-wins-fifa-ballon-d'or-for-fourth-straight-year?cc=5901 Numero 5 has placed a limited number of VIP packages on-sale exclusively through its website: www.messiandfriends.net in English and www.messiysusamigos.net in Spanish. The VIP packages will include tickets with unprecedented field access following a meet and greet with the players, as well as, a jersey and ball autographed by Messi. Sergio Codino, Vice President of Numero 5, stated, "This event will feature the world's greatest players in a festival of soccer, the most popular sport on the planet. The Messi and Friends exhibition, much like the NFL Pro-Bowl or the MLB All-Star Game, will provide fans with an unparalleled opportunity to witness the greatest athletes in the sport of soccer together on the field of competition before the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014." Numero 5 has the pleasure of working with the world's greatest soccer players and has been instrumental in creating platforms for corporate partnerships with their participation. Numero 5 has developed the Messi & Friends presentation for Chicago and looks forward to uniting the world's top players in this key U.S. market prior to the World Cup Brazil 2014. Armando Almirall, President & CEO of MPIX states; "This will be an amazing event for everyone to see globally. Lionel Messi, in my opinion, is one of the best soccer players in the world and this event will provide fans, sponsors, networks the perfect opportunity to enjoy an All-Star event prior to the FIFA World Cup in 2014 -- all for a great cause. " About Numero 5 Numero 5 is the innovative sports & marketing company that has brought this unique event to life. Numero 5 is producing Messi & Friends and is managing the distribution of the matches to over 70 countries, thus enabling Millions of soccer fans to enjoy these historic exhibitions.