Lionel Messi Signs With Funtastic

Funtastic and Football superstar set to kick goals.

LONDON, Sept. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Funtastic, is a global innovation house with offices in the US, Australia, Hong Kong and Mainland China.

Leo Messi in action using FootBubbles from Funtastic.

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Funtastic Ltd and Leo Messi Management S.L.U. have signed a landmark deal to develop an exclusive toy from his own Messi branded range of products, which will put a smile on the faces of millions of children around the globe.

Messi, the undisputed champion of international football, the winner of 4 FIFA Ballon d’Or (Golden Balls) and the world’s number one player will become the face of this innovative product line, Leo Messi FootBubbles by Funtastic.

Funtastic’s revolutionary product turns the regular bubble into a bubble that can be juggled with your feet. The secret is the winning combination of FootBubbles Super Solution and Messi socks.

Funtastic CEO Nir Pizmony said “Signing Messi is the culmination of months of planning and negotiation, it’s an exciting chapter for Funtastic and we have now set a high benchmark for the global Toy industry. Having the most talented football player in the world in our corner gives Funtastic tremendous fire power, and we can’t wait to go to market with the Messi branded products. This is a very exciting time.”

Leo Messi and his management team are also very excited to launch Leo Messi FootBubbles. They commented “It’s an honor that a company with such long experience in the toy industry, of more than 20 years, wanted to form a joint venture with us to develop a new range of toys. Our association with Funtastic has only just begun, and we look forward to building this relationship.”

Key retailers within the Funtastic global distribution footprint have been ecstatic about the news, and support for the products has been overwhelming. Messi branded toys land in Australia mid-September 2015, with other countries to follow immediately.

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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
SLU is the unique and exclusive sports & marketing company that manages and represents the worldwide image rights of football player Lionel Messi.

Funtastic Pty Ltd – Australia
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