The best soccer player in the world Lionel Messi received an unusual gift. The Colombian artist Mauricio Benitez donated his portrait of Argentine football player and it would not be anything unusual that this is not a portrait made of Swarovski crystals. It is worth about $ 50 million, and Mister Bling, what is Benitez stage name, making this unusual art since 2000.
Mosaics are known to people for almost three millennium, but the Colombian does not use stones like other artists, but gemstones. His last work, in which Messi shows playing for Barcelona, Mister Bling Leu gave to Lionel Messi during a training week in Colombia.
In the same manner, the Colombian has made some great works, such as portraits of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley, and produced a portrait of his compatriots also soccer player Radamela Falcao.