Backed by Messi Episode 5

Backed by Messi Episode 5


adidas’s ‘Inspiration and Motivation’, the latest episode of Backed by Messi – a series of videos following the development of ten young stars of the future, handpicked to join Team Messi.


The episode is the fifth in the series and focuses on how young stars James Wilson, Rony Lopes, Accursio Bentivegna and Maxwel Cornet have been inspired and motivated throughout their short careers.


The ten players recruited to Team Messi are:

•             Robert Kenedy (Chelsea FC, Brazilian)

•             Maxwel 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)