A gem for champions!
The Qatar 2022 champions continue to celebrate. This time, it has been the captain of the Argentine soccer team, Lionel Messi, who has had a detail for his teammates, by giving them an iPhone made of gold and personalized with the names of the playersfollowed by the message “World Champions”.
To achieve the impressive iPhone, similar to the creations of the Russian luxury company Caviar, Messi hired the studio iDesign Goldwho is no stranger to creating custom gold iPhones for famous soccer players featuring PSG’s Kylian Mbappé and Neymar.
A jewel for champions
According to photos shared by iDesing on their Instagram account, the iPhone 14 Pro Max are encapsulated in 24-carat gold casings with the emblem of the Argentina national soccer team along with the name and number of each player. The order cost Messi around $160,000.
The creators of these personalized iPhones took care of all the details of the 35 iPhones given to players and team members who represented Argentina in Qatar 2022.
This time, iDesign Gold owner Ben Lyons hand-delivered iPhones order to Messi, who also recently won Best Male Player at The Best FIFA Football Awards. At the same ceremony, his teammates from the Argentine team, Lionel Scaloni and Emiliano Martinez, won in the “best coach” and “best goalkeeper” categories respectively. Likewise, the recognition as “best fans” went to the local fans.
An unforgettable victory.
After trying for 36 years, Argentina won its third soccer World Cup in December 2022, after defeating France on penalties following a 3-3 draw after extra time. Messi received the Ballon d’Or award in Qatar as the best player of the tournament. With which, this historic victory was the first in a World Cup for Messi, who was playing, which will probably be his last World Cup, after doing so on four previous occasions.
Although the iPhone 15 reveal is only a few months away, and it’s all the talk and will be for a while, this special order iPhone 14 Pro Max will certainly be something to remember.