Meet Lionel Messi by Juggling Messi FootBubbles Messi FootBubbles offering the chance to meet global superstar

LONDON, April 1, 2016 /CNW/ -- Funtastic (ASX: FUN) is a global innovation house with offices in the US, Australia, Hong Kong and mainland China and the licensor of Messi FootBubbles™, a Messi branded toy launched in 2015 that is being enjoyed by children from around the world. 


Funtastic will be running a competition giving three lucky winners the chance to meet their idol, Lionel Messi. Kicking off in April 2016 and running until December 2016, the competition will open to entrants from over 30 countries around the world.

The winners will receive a trip to Barcelona to watch a live football match, followed by a meet and greet with Lionel Messi. Messi FootBubbles™ is offering all entrants the chance to win this once in a lifetime experience.

Funtastic will also award a signed Lionel Messi shirt to the best entry during each month of the competition.

Entry to the competition is easy. Simply show off your Messi FootBubbles™ skills by uploading a photo or a video to or Facebook; or hashtagging on Instagram #messifootbubbles #meetmessicomp to be in the running. Lionel Messi will decide the winning entries.

Lionel Messi, the five time FIFA Ballon d'Or winner and undisputed champion of football, has been recognised by his peers as the greatest footballer in history. Messi said "We are doing an excellent job with Funtastic in creating toys that bring fun to children while helping them in their educational development. I hope they enjoy juggling FootBubbles as much I do and I look forward to meeting the winners."

Nir Pizmony, CEO of Funtastic, said "Funtastic is proud to be partnered with such an exceptional role model for children around the world. We can't wait to see the exciting photos and videos that will be uploaded and I'm sure that choosing only 3 lucky winners for the major prize will be a difficult job!"

Messi FootBubbles™ has been a global sensation with worldwide sales surpassing all expectations and both children and parents loving the product.

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About Funtastic

FUNTASTIC (ASX: FUN) is an innovative product manufacturing and distribution company based in Australia with offices in the US, Hong Kong and mainland China.

About Leo Messi Management SLU

Leo Messi Management SLU is the unique and exclusive sports & marketing company that manage and represent the worldwide image rights of Football player Lionel Messi.

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SOURCE Funtastic Ltd

For further information: Funtastic Ltd, Pedro San Gil, Chief Marketing Officer & Chief International Officer, +852 3103 7300,; Suite 1502/ 15th Floor, Chinachem Golden Plaza , 77 Mody Road,Tsim Sha Tsui East, KOWLOON, Hong Kong SAR,

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