Updated June 5th, 2024 at 14:59 IST

Lionel Messi goes Hollywood! Will Leo star with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in Bad Boys 4?

Lionel Messi teamed up with Hollywood icons Will Smith and Martin Lawrence to promote the anticipated release of Bad Boys 4, showcasing his involvement.

Reported by: Aryan Suraj Chadha
Lionel Messi | Image:X/screengrab
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Lionel Messi made headlines worldwide when he joined MLS club Inter Miami last year, marking a new chapter in his illustrious career. Since then, Messi has appeared to enjoy a fulfilling time both on and off the pitch in Florida. His presence has not only enhanced the stature of American soccer but also brought exciting opportunities for fans to witness one of the sport's greatest talents in their own backyard.

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Lionel Messi joins Hollywood stars to promote Bad Boys 4 

To promote the next movie, Bad Boys 4, Argentina and Inter Miami player Lionel Messi linked up with Hollywood legends Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. In the fourth entry in the well-known Bad Boys series, Smith and Lawrence will be back on June 7, 2024. Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, who also helmed the third installment in the series, are the directors of this picture.

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Lionel Messi worked with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence on an online sensational video in advance of this big release. Looking out over Miami Marina in the video, Smith and Lawrence are seen getting ready to punt a football. Messi next appears and smashes the ball hard into the camera.

"Pateando con los chicos. #BadBoys," was how the video was labelled. #BadBoys, kicking it with the lads. In February 2024, Messi and Smith were together as Inter Miami won the Major League Soccer match over Real Salt Lake.

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In a different widely shared video, Lionel Messi shocked everyone online by speaking in English during a trailer for Ride or Die, the fourth Bad Boys movie that opens in theatres on June 7. In the video, the Argentine celebrity was seen with Martin Lawrence and Will Smith.

Messi may be seen in the video jokingly trying to join Smith and Lawrence at their home by approaching them as a "Bad Boy." The co-stars, on the other hand, mockingly turn him down, slamming the door on him and recommending he try a another location.

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Messi unexpectedly tries to speak English as he gets to the door, asking whether he's at the correct house where the "Bad Boys" reside.

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Published June 5th, 2024 at 14:59 IST