The greater you are, the more haters you’re going to attract and in the world of football there gets no greater than Lionel Messi. The Barcelona phenom released his new Pibe de Barr10 boots yesterday having debuted them in his side’s Champions League win over Manchester City on Wednesday night and today adidas have shared the ultimate #ThereWillBeHaters mission statement video to coincide with the launch.

Tracking the absurd journey of the world’s greatest player from the streets of the Barrio of Las Heras, Rosario in Argentina to the man who will likely smash every goal, win and trophy record there is to smash. Featuring the criticisms leveled against Messi throughout his life, the decorated star stands tall against the haters, thriving off the energy and making no apology for doing so.

Read more about the adidas Pibe de Barr10 and buy the boots at jdfootball.co.uk.