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Lionel Messi lining up friends for Soldier Field exhibition

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06:09 AM ET 02.22 | FC Barcelona and Argentina national team soccer star Lionel Messi and 35 of the world's top soccer players are lining up a "Messi & Friends" exhibition game at Soldier Field on July 6, according to Miami-based sports marketing company Numero 5 Producciones LLC, which is putting on the event. The game, which reports suggest will feature international soccer stars like Didier Drogba, Carlos Bocanegra, Dani Alves and others, is part of a series of games benefiting the Lionel Messi Foundation that will also take place in Peru, Colombia and Los Angeles this summer.

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