words // Zac Dubasik

In honor of Lionel Messi's 27th birthday, adidas is unveiling a special edition of the Battle Pack adizero F50. Ahead of his final group match against Nigeria, Messi is scheduled to wear his birthday cleats in practice today. 

Only 27 pairs were created, in honor of Messi's 27 years on earth, and they'll be be given away today. Fans can win autographed pairs on Twitter today by following TeamMessi. Check out adidas Soccer for more into.