Posted May 10, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Lionel Messi's life story is set to hit the movie screens in time for the 2014 World Cup. Epic Pictures Group says it is financing and developing a Rocky-style film after buying the rights to dramatize a biography about the Barcelona soccer star. The Beverly Hills-based company says the biopic will chart Messi's rise from a modest background in Argentina and how he ''overcame his physical shortcomings to become one of the greatest players of all time.'' Co-founder Shaked Berenson hopes ''audiences will be uplifted by this incredible tale of fighting for your dreams.''
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