Barcelona Star soccer player,Lionel Messi has signed a three years partnership deal with a luxury watchmaker company Jacob & Co Deal.
Under the partnership of three year deal, the jeweller and Messi have collaborated to create a limited edition of watch named as the Epic x Chrono Messi.
Notably, before Messi sign up the watchmaker his long-term rival Cristiano Ronaldo signed a similar deal with the company.
The deal also plans to add more limited edition products to their line in collaboration with Messi.
The starting range of the Epic x Chrono Messi will carry Messi’s signature on the back as well as will be available in classy color of Blue and white- a tribute to Messi’s Argentinian Origins.
The watches are being sold at a retail price of US$28,000 each.
Jacob & Co founder Jacob Arabo said: “The beauty of this finished product and our overall experience with the Messi brand thus far have also significantly raised our expectations for future releases. Admirers of the Epic x Chrono will surely be pleased with what’s to come.”
Messi added: “I am delighted to be in partnership with Jacob & Co, who I regard as the most innovative watch maker.”
Messi scored his 400th La Liga goal for the reigning domestic champions on Sunday, as he came on as a substitute in a 3-1 victory over Leganes.