After Elie Saab and Shahrukh Khan, Lionel Messi is the third star in line to receive the Dubai Star title for the Dubai Walk of Fame project. The announcement was made by Dubai Stars via the official Twitter handle @TheDubaiStars on Thursday 27 June.
Messi gets his very own ‘Dubai Star’ and remember, you heard it here first. Tag someone who needs to know this and nominate your favourite star to get the chance to meet them in person, at the home of the Burj Khalifa.
— The Dubai Stars (@TheDubaiStars) June 27, 2019
Messi, the Barcelona superstar who was named as the brand ambassador for Expo 2020 back in 2016, has appeared in the recent promotional video of the expo in May.
The video represents Messi’s effort to unite the world by leveraging his behemoth influence on football lovers and building fellowship for the same. Expo 2020 a world expo to be hosted by Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, opening on October 20, 2020.
About The Dubai Stars
Dubai Stars was announced in Downtown Dubai – the tourism hub of Dubai in March this year by Emaar Properties to honour the eminent personalities who have positively influenced the world through their work in various fields including music, film, art, architecture, sports, and literature as well as social influencers.
Dubai Stars is going to be a home of 400 global stars initially, which will be unveiled in an event in October this year.
Dubai Stars at its completion will have over 10,000 stars, about four times the number of stars than Hollywood Walk of Fame and is expected to become one of the most-visited tourist attractions in the city.
If you would like to submit your nomination suggestions for Dubai Stars, just head over to nominate.thedubaistars.com. VOTING CLOSES at midnight (GST) on Friday, June 30.