On 11 January 2016 in Zurich, football superstar and Funtastic’s partner Lionel Messi stepped up to collect his fifth Ballon d’Or, confirming his dominance of the world game. It’s official – Funtastic has the world’s best player on their side!

The FC Barcelona No.10 had a spectacular year leading his team to win Liga, Copa del Rey, Champions League, European Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup. That’s five title wins on the ground for the Argentinian to match his record-breaking 5 Ballon d’Or trophies.

Leo Messi has been applauded by his peers as the best in the world and making history of football.  He is considered a treasure because he is such a great role model for children round the world.  Leo Messi will be the player to win the most Ballon d’Or in history.  He is in a different league.

Mirroring the success of the man, Funtastic’s Leo Messi Footbubbles™ have been a global success, loved by children around the world as they play Footbubbles™ like their idol.

Lisle Licensing is proud to be working with Funtastic and Leo Messi’s brand, extending the experience to children through exciting new product categories and projects.