Try a main meal without any meat - just like Messi. It has to be lunch or dinner though, no breakfast. Try out one recipe from our Planet League Kitchen selection and score an additional goal!
What difference does it make?
Meat and dairy cause 15% of global greenhouse gases. Going veggie is good for you and gives the planet a break.
This activity lowers your carbon footprint by:
2.8 KG CO₂
What do you need?
- A veggie or vegan recipe and ingredients
Step by step
Find a meat-free recipe you think the whole family will enjoy. Or you can pick one from our PSL Kitchen selection, you'll even score double goal for that! Buy any ingredients you don't already have.
Cook it. Ideally with an assistant chef. When it's on the table, don't forget to take a photo of yourselves with your meal before it's all gobbled up!
How was it? Can you go meat-free once a week and score more goals for your club?
No, afraid not. Fish are part of the animal kingdom and not allowed for this challenge.
To score the goal you'd need to show a picture of your dish. The number of ingredients doesn't matter.
It is said that he goes vegan during the season. It helps improve performance and speed up recovery from injuries.
If you're interested, check out the documentary Gamechangers: here
Apparently, but wait til he signs up for Planet Super League. He is so determined to win everything he does, he'll probably go vegan from day one.