Special Screening of "Messi & Me" this Saturday, January 12, in Chicago

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Kicking + Screening Media Group will screen the short documentary Messi & Me, directed by Renny Maslow, on Saturday, January 12, at the United Soccer Coaches annual convention in Chicago.

The screening is presented in partnership with Tim Lenahan, head coach of men’s soccer at Northwestern University.

Messi & Me tells the story of Matt Eliason, a former college standout at Northwestern, who burst onto the world stage when he scored this amazing bicycle kick goal while playing in an exhibition with superstar Lionel Messi:

From there, Eliason decided to pursue his dream of playing professional soccer. His journey took him to Iceland, where he learned what the pro life was like and had the experience of a lifetime.

Messi & Me had its world premiere at the 2018 K+S Soccer Film Festival in New York.

Screening Details:

Messi & Me @ the United Soccer Coaches Convention
WHEN: Saturday, January 12, 2019 | 4:00PM CT
WHERE: McCormick Place - West Building | 2301 S. Indiana Ave., Chicago | Room CCW185BC

Special guests will include Matt Eliason and Tim Lenahan

This special screening is free to USC convention passholders. Anyone without a convention pass who wants to attend the screening can do so by picking up a free pass in the Skyline B Room, located on the 3rd floor of the convention center.

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