'Backed by Messi' Enters Season 2 - 10 New Players Chosen

Making great use of the increased attention surrounding the recent launches of the Messi 16 10/10 and Space Dust boots, Adidas is kicking off the second season of its 'Backed by Messi' series these days.

Adidas Backed by Messi - Season 2

Here is a short video showing some of the young players featured in the new Backed by Messi season.



After last year's initial Back by Messi series, Adidas and Lionel Messi have chosen a new selection of the 10 up-and-coming footballers, including the likes of Patrick Roberts and Jean-Kévin Augustin, as well as Russia's Nadya Karpova as the first female player to be included.



More details on the second Back by Messi season will be added as they are released, but expect the players featured below to lace up in Messi's signature football boots from now on.

Backed by Messi Players

  • Patrick Roberts (Celtic, England)
  • Jean-Kévin Augustin (PSG, France)
  • Davide Calabria (Milan, Italy)
  • Nathan (Vitesse, Brazil)
  • Alex Muyl (New York Red Bulls, United States)
  • Nadya Karpova (Chertanovo, Russia)
  • Chanathip Songkrasin (Muangthong United, Thailand)



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