Footballer Lionel Messi, one of the world’s most well-known faces is getting his very own star, as announced by Dubai Stars.
If you don’t know, the popular Hollywood ‘Walk of Fame’ stars we’ve seen in ALL the iconic Western films and tourist photos- is sort of coming to Dubai. The Dubai Stars is set to open this October and nominations for names are currently being done on social media- asking you, the public, to vote.
The list of people that can receive a star can include influencers, community leaders who have inspired or made a change, local and regional celebs, athletes and more.
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Messi made it as one of the first few people- YAS!
The 32-year-old has been in Dubai a couple of times in 2019, and is one of the first ambassadors for the upcoming Expo 2020 in the city.
Dubai Stars announced that since he’s been the highest goalscorer in the LaLiga PLUS the youngest football player to win 4 Ballon d’Or awards- that the star is deservingly so.