DECRYPTION – Expected in Paris, the sextuple Argentinian Ballon d’Or of 34 years will not land in the unknown. In fact, he will be there more with his family …
Changing clubs is necessarily a risk, an adventure, a leap into the unknown. Especially when, like Lionel Messi, we have just spent 21 years with the same team, in this case FC Barcelona. He was only 13 years old when he arrived … Except that the one nicknamed the “Pulga” should not have any problem adapting to the banks of the Seine, where he will quickly be at home and where he will find several faces that are not foreign to him …
“Leo was a very special guy for me at Barcelona. When I needed support the most, the leader of the team, the best player in the world, gave me his support. “
Neymar on Messi (interview with Brazilian media Globo in 2019)
Starting with that of Neymar Jr. When he arrived at Barça in 2013, many had imagined that the Brazilian and Messi could not cohabit, that the two stars would walk on each other’s feet, too much ego, ambition. The reverse is true. The Argentinian took “Ney»Under his wing. A strong friendship was born. “They said we wouldn’t get along … The rest is history“, Summed up Neymar in a tweet, in 2017.”Leo has been a very special guy for me in Barcelona. When I needed it most
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