Dani Olmo, in a press conference

DECISIONS COMPLICATED

Dani Olmo explains why he left FC Barcelona and chose to play in Croatia

Published:2/04/2021 - 10:35h

Updated:2/04/2021 - 10:35h

Dani Olmo is being one of the surprises of the European football and now has explained the reasons that carried him to abandon the FC Barcelona when were 16 years old

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With 16 years, Dani Olmo took the decision to abandon the FC Barcelona and The Masia with course to Croatia for aventurarse in the football. It was an election that anybody taking, as he same has desvelado, but that allowed him turn into the player that is nowadays. In an open letter titled "What so beautiful is the football?", for 'The Players Tribune', the talentoso intenacional by Spain and player of the RB Leipzig has explained his history in the football.

The midfield player of 22 years has begun the writing saying that "my history begins in Terrasa, and initiates with a balloon", explaining that from very small his life turned surroundings to the spherical and that absolutely at all was a distraction for him, not even the opportunity to know to Lionel Messi. In fact, it has related that when it were 8 years old and it was part of The Farm, knew to 'The Flea' while it was playing. "A fellow of my father approached and said me: it Hears, Dani, see here. You do not go it to believe, but will be able to take you a photo with Lionel Messi", wrote.

"I expected by the click and afterwards returned to my balloon, as if it was I the one who did him a favour to him. I think that this illustrates how much loved the balloon, not even Messi was a distraction"

The most surprising is that it was not interested in taking a photography with the Argentinian, but in following playing and practising. However, against of his will, posed with the forward of the Barça... "I expected by the click and afterwards returned to my balloon, as if it was I the one who did him a favour to him. I think that this illustrates how much loved the balloon, not even Messi was a distraction", related.

With the happen of the years, Dani Olmo had the opportunity to develop like footballer and to win a few praises. It knew that be there supposed a lot of pressure, but was loved. However, although it enjoyed, it decided to change of airs. In this regard, it wrote "then, why I have left this incredible place after seven years? Well, it needed a project, needed to play, needed the balloon. Anybody leaves the Barcelona by Croatia, anybody. Simply it does not do , but I did it".

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The current player of the RB Leipzig has deepened in the reasons that carried him to abandon the City Condal by Croatia, but confessed that it felt it like "a natural step" although it did not know absolutely at all of the new country in which it went to live. What himself knew is that, if it remained in The Farm, "ran the risk to lose me in the system, to transform me in a player more, without a clear way to the first team", explained.

Finally, it signalled that "in the Barça formed part of the same group of age of Carles Aleñá, Marc Cucurella, Carles Pérez. Of them, now so alone Aleñá is still in Barça, although it has been yielded. The rest of the ones of my group is in other clubs, or in the Barça B", sentenced the player, satisfied with his decision to have left of the FC Barcelona.

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