Messi’s Caganer with Argentina shirt has sold out across Catalonia following Argentina’s World Cup victory in Qatar, as confirmed by the company that designed it, caganer.com. The company assures it will have new stock ready by this Tuesday and is preparing a new model with a portrait of the Argentina striker holding the World Cup. This isn’t the only tribute these days for the former FC Barcelona striker. Artist TVBoy surprised Barcelona this weekend with a painting of a kiss between Messi and Mbappe on the Avenida Diagonal.
The last copies were sold during the World Cup final this Sunday afternoon. yesterday, Monday, they were sold out in eight of the brand’s stores and in Christmas market stall.
The company produced a hundred statues during the first weeks of the World Cup: “It was the idea of the interns in Puig de les Bas where we have our production center. There are many football fans and they painted a statue of Messi with ” National team shirt. Until now we were selling Messi shirts along with FC Barcelona and PSG kits,” recalls Marc Allos, one of the company’s managers who is part of the reintegration programs at the prison.
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Now they are making more figures of the striker with the ball, which can be bought on the web, and they are designing a new figure of Messi with the national team shirt and the World Cup: “It will take us three or four days to prepare it. , it is a completely handmade process You have to shape, dry it and paint it” explains Alòs.
the company sells something 30,000 kegners in one year, inspired by figures as diverse as Che Guevara, Sergio Ramos or the traditional Catalan with ‘barretina’: “Cagner has been independent of Christmas for years, we sell all year round throughout Spain and they also buy from France, Germany and France. United Kingdom”, also explains. Along with Messi, this year the caganars of Putin and Zelensky and Georgia Meloni also won, especially among Italian visitors.