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Get into the spirit of the FIFA World Cup with fun new Facebook Messenger features

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If you really want to get into the spirit of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, then look no further than Facebook Messenger which offers new themed features, camera effects and hidden games.

New Messenger Camera Effects: Football fans can access filters which can paint their faces green and gold and put on festive wigs to support the Socceroos.

To whack on the face paint and wig open the Messenger camera, click on the soccer ball filter and selected scenes of your choice.

New Camera Frames: You can also choose anew camera frame that feature the flag of each country competing in the World Cup.

There will also be frames for individual matches. Look out for the France vs. Australia frame this weekend!

Here are the new Messenger games:

Keepie Uppie: There’s a new twist to the keepie uppie (football) hidden game in Messenger. You can send a flag of your choice and a football to your friends in a chat.

Tap the ball on the screen to keep the ball in the air.

The winner is the person who doesn’t drop the ball.

TheScore: This instant game in Messenger now includes World Cup contests. Choose a five-person squad of the world’s best players and challenge your friends.

Golden Boot: Test your skills as you are challenged to find out who is the best free-kick taker.

Ronaldo Kick’n’Run: You can put yourself in the shoes of Cristiano Ronaldo and see how it feels to kick, run and score like CR7 in this unique 3D arcade runner.

To score and beat your opponents, you must avoid tackles from defenders while avoiding the obstacles on Moscow’s streets.