We all know the relationship between athletes and luxury fake watches needs no introduction. It is a legend as great as time itself. Star athletes have a quality about themselves that is both charming and endearing. It makes you love them, adore them, and respect them. Maybe they represent the way of life we all so deeply desire. Speaking of athletes and luxury watches, we’re not surprised that a particular football icon recently got a watch named after himself. Enter, Lionel Messi x Jacob & Co.
Lionel Messi may be a football guru and the greatest player the sport has ever seen, but he has become something greater than football. Lionel Messi has become an ideal to strive for. So, when a watchmaking giant like Jacob & Co. came up with a watch made just for Lionel Messi.
Epic Collaboration – Jacob & Co. Epic X Chrono “Messi”
Football icon Lionel Messi made a surprising decision in 2019 when he decided to partner with watchmaker Jacob & Co. This watch is an easy and wonderful way to celebrate the footballer’s achievements on and off the field. In Messi’s own world, Jacob & Co. is the most innovative watchmaker he has ever known.
If the vibrations of the watch don’t impress you too much, the 47mm-wide titanium case will. Bathed in white and blue, the watch has a very cool aesthetic. Using the national flag colors of the Argentine flag, Lionel Messi’s home country is a suave move by the watchmaker. The bezel and chronograph pushers are made of white ceramic. The horns have blue rubber inserts, while the straps are all white rubber. However, the only contrasting hue can be seen in the red rubber crown.
That’s not all, this Popular watch features 36 baguette-cut blue sapphires set on an 18-karat white gold bezel. The limited edition watch is equipped with a self-winding double-compound skeleton column-wheel chronograph.