A farmer reproduces the huge face of Lionel Messi in a corn field

After the many tattoos by fans celebrates Argentina’s victory in the World Cup 2022, a cornfield in the center of the country has been treated to its own reproduction of Argentina captain Lionel Messi’s face. Thanks to advanced agricultural technology, an Argentine farm is being built in the rural region of Ballesteros, around 500 kilometers north-west of the capital Buenos Airesdrew the face of the sevenfold golden ballbefore sharing the software so that the design can be reproduced.

Farmer Charly Faricelli says he planned to paint Messi’s face in his cornfield regardless of Argentina’s result Qatar, Last month. “The idea was to produce an agricultural world tribute to Messi, whether he won the World Cup or not – which thank God he did! ‘ he confided.

With seeds

About the size of nearly four pitches Soccer, Messi’s face can only be seen from above and becomes more and more apparent as the corn increases. Unlike other agricultural designs where plants are cut to create an image, this “agricultural tattoo” is the result of varying concentrations of seeds planted.

Charly Faricelli explains that “thanks to technological advances, the tractor knows exactly how many seeds to sow and where”. He invited other farmers on social media to emulate his tribute and shared the software for them to download onto their devices.

Already 25 Messi in Argentine fields

There are 25 faces of Lionel Messi in corn fields in five different provinces, according to the farmer. “We identify with the national team because they suffered before they won and the agricultural world is suffering too,” he said, referring to a major drought that affected the fertile pampas plains in the center of the countryArgentina.

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