Lionel Messi will join an exclusive livestream event on Taobao, the e-commerce platform owned by Chinese tech giant Alibaba, on June 14 at 6 p.m. Beijing time. The event comes ahead of China’s major mid-year shopping festival 618 and forms part of the Argentinian World Cup winner’s visit to China. Messi arrived in Beijing on the morning of June 10. He and the Argentina national team will play a friendly match with the Australian national team at the New Beijing Worker’s Stadium on June 15. [36Kr, in Chinese].