Help with making text blink in ili9341

I am trying to make the print text blink on esphome connected to an ili9341. I am using the below codes. Can someone please help me with the code to make the text blink in any of the print functions?

  - platform: ili9341
    model: TFT 2.4
    cs_pin: GPIO15
    dc_pin: GPIO2
    led_pin: GPIO1
    reset_pin: GPIO4
    rotation: 270
    id: my_display
      - id: page1
        lambda: |-
          if(id(countdown).state == "Match in progress") {
              it.printf(20, 160, id(digitalsmall), id(my_red), TextAlign::TOP, "%s", id(countdown).state.c_str());
          else {
            it.printf(20, 200, id(comforta), id(my_white), TextAlign::TOP, "%s", id(daymatch).state.c_str());
            it.printf(80, 140, id(digital), id(my_white), TextAlign::TOP, "%s", id(countdown).state.c_str());