Messi, Neymar and Iniesta take center stage in The New York Times Magazine

Two of The New York Times covers. PHOTOS: Dylan Coulter - The New York Times Magazine. Producció: Joana Burgués
The three FC Barcelona players were selected to for features in the North American publication ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil

Leo Messi, Neymar Jr and Andrés Iniesta are three highlighted players in The New York Times Magazine special World Cup edition, which will hit the stands on June 8. The North American publication selected the three FC Barcelona players, among others, for a photo and video shoot to highlight the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

In addition, Leo Messi, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo will feature on the cover of The New York Times this week. Starting this Sunday, the NYT website will publish the videos of the Barça players from the aforementioned shoot, while the photos and the write-up on each player will be available in print.

Between print and digital editions, The New York Times Magazine reaches 23 million people each Sunday. While The New York Times website boasts 40 million unique visitors, making it one of the most-read news sources worldwide.