THE FORWARD HAS ALREADY CHOSEN
Braithwaite will wear the number '19' of Boateng... And Leo Messi!
Published:21/02/2020 - 16:59h
Updated:21/02/2020 - 16:59h
During his official presentation with Barça, Martin Braithwaite revealed a detail that many fans were waiting for. The danish will wear the number '19', which belonged, among others, to Kevin-Prince Boateng and Leo Messi
After an animated market of winter, the FC Barcelona saw forced to close a signing of emergency, Martin Braithwaite. The Danish landed in the Camp Nou after a 'clausulazo' to the Leganés, because after the drop of Luis Suárez, in front of which decided not acting -and reserve money and a place for the summer-, also fell Ousmane Dembélé, that equally went through the operating theatre and will be moved away of the terrains of game during six months.
The one of Esbjerg was presented this Thursday, and will contribute effort and illusion to the forward in the final stretch of the campaign. Obviously, it is a 'patch' in a year in which the injuries have not had mercy of the changing room, but obviously, does not come to stroll and will treat to help in the battle by LaLiga, giving besides an important rest to Leo Messi, Antoine Griezmann and Ansu Fati of face to the eliminatory of Champions League.
The ex of the Toulouse revealed in the social networks a detail that the fans had win to know, and is that it will dress the dorsal '19'. This will be his first time with the number, since in Butarque opted by the '25' and the '7', in the Middelsbrough carried the '10', in the Girondins of Burdeos lució the '9' and in the TFC repeated with the '9' and the '7'. Before, in his Esbjerg natal, chose the '32', whereas in the selection, his T-shirt is the one who carries the '11'.
Further of Carles Aleñá, that occupied it in the first six months of the season before leaving yielded to the Real Betis, the recently arrived will have a dangerous memory to his back, and is that it will play with the same that chose Kevin-Prince Boateng. The ghanés also was a surprising wintry bet when the culés were needed in tip, but hardly played and never could adapt to the requirement of the team.
In the another extreme of the precedents is the today captain, since Leo Messi also bet by the '19' when it rose of the filial. In addition to the canterano, that when it still belonged to the inferior categories used the '30', Munir The Haddadi, Lucas Digne, Sandro Ramírez, Ibrahim Afellay, Martín Montoya or Maxwell are some of his more recent bearers, just after it freed it the one of Rosario.
The players that dressed the dorsal '19' in the Barça
- Juan Carlos: Season 1993-94
- Julio Saltworks: Season 1993-94
- Lluís Careers: Season 1995-96
- Juan Antonio Pizzi: Seasons 1996-97 and 1997-98
- Patrick Kluivert: Season 1998-99
- Dani García: Seasons 1999-00 to 2002-03
- Fernando Navarro: Season 2004-05
- Leo Messi: Seasons 2005-06 (from January 2006) to 2007-08
- Maxwell: Seasons 2009-10 to 2011-12
- Martín Montoya: Season 2012-13
- Ibrahim Afellay: Season 2013-14
- Sandro Ramírez: Season 2015-16
- Lucas Digne: Seasons 2016-17 and 2017-18
- Munir The Haddadi: Season 2018-19 (until January 2019)
- Kevin-Prince Boateng: Season 2018-19 (from January 2019)
- Carles Aleñá: Season 2019-20 (until December 2019)