(CNN Spanish) - Lionel Messi is one of the stars of football who will be in Russia 2018 . Although it is part of the Argentine national team, the followers of the idol of FC Barcelona, considered by many to be the best current player, are counted all over the planet. And its official website seeks to support it.
On Messi.com , the official website of 'La Pulga', a contest was announced in which fans from around the world are invited to participate with messages of encouragement for the player.
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These samples of support to Lionel Messi can be done through videos and photos, and be shared on social networks such as Facebook , Instagram and Twitter, as well as the player's official 'app'.
The goal of this contest, says Messi.com , is simple: "show support for Lionel Messi from all over the world".
The hashtag and the prize
The essential to be part of the contest: each user can participate only with one publication, use the hashtag #VamosLeo and include in the comments the place of origin and contact information.
The delivery period began on May 29 and will end on June 16. It will be the users themselves who decide the winning content, voting between June 18 and 25.
And what will be the prize for who wins this contest? An official ball of the 2018 World Cup Russia autographed by Lionel Messi.
Argentina and Messi
In terms of sports, the Argentina team thrashed Haiti 4-0 in their final game before traveling to Europe to continue their preparation for Russia 2018. In that match Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick and the other goal was of Sergio 'Kun' Agüero.
After that, Messi said that Argentina is not the best team that will be in the World Cup . "It's not the best and you have to be calm about the comments of winning the World Cup," said Lionel Messi in the Passion for Football program.
Argentina is part of Group D, one of eight in which are distributed 32 teams that will play in Russia 2018 , along with Croatia, Icelandand Nigeria. If not inconvenient, Lionel Messi will remain the captain of the national team in this World Cup.