PIC: Lionel Messi is turned into a superhero by an Irish artist

Will Sliney works with Marvel

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Cork-based artist Will Sliney is used to illustrating superheroes.

He even went one better ahead of Euro 2016, when he gave Everton defender Seamus Coleman the superhero treatment. The Killybegs star was even given a tricolour cape to add to the look.

Picture by: Will Sliney/Twitter

After completing his Coleman work, Sliney went one better when given the opportunity to turn Argentina and Barcelona striker into a Marvel superhero.

According to JOE.ie, Sliney was given the opportunity by a friend and director Gary Shore, who was working with the Ballon d'Or winner for a television ad.

The 29-year-old seemed delighted with his depiction, but may not get another one, unless he signs for Everton.