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Javier Aguirre remembers when he knew a 15 year old Leo Messi

Published:23/11/2019 - 09:37h

Updated:23/11/2019 - 09:37h

Javier Aguirre signed for Leganés with the goal of staying in the Spanish First Division, and Barça became the first of his challenges. The mexican recalled at a press conference when he met Leo Messi with 15 years

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After several weeks with football of selections, the calendar of clubs goes back to scene, and does it with a new day of LaLiga. In spite of having an important commitment of Champions in the horizon, the FC Barcelona put all his attention in his fight by the leadership of the First Spanish Division, in which it confronted to a demanding visit to Butarque against a Leganés very needed of points.

To the group 'pepinero' arrived recently Javier Aguirre, that has like aim attain a permanence that has put difficult. The preparador Mexican warned to his pupilos that the battle against the Catalans would be a monumental challenge, and in a brief interview conceded to the newspaper 'ACE' signalled to one of the referents of the Barcelona, Leo Messi to the that knew when hardly it had 15 years.

"I arrived to Osasuna in 2002. Me ficharon after being in the World-wide. To the start play in Seville, against the Seville. The party was of night. In the morning accustoms to ask him field to the rival and do ronditos and chorraditas like this", remembers the ex of the group navarro, the Athletic of Madrid, the Real Saragossa and the RCD Espanyol. In spite of his youth, the quality of the Argentinian left him marvelled at first sight.

The 'glass' explained how during the previous training to his meeting suspender belt, received the call of one of his assistants, that invited him to displace to see to a young promise of the culés: "we Were here, in the sportive city of the Seville and says me my assistant. 'Come Javier. It is playing the juvenile of the Barça against the juvenile of the Seville. And there is a dwarf, that go it to see play'. I was and saw it. It was a rat!".

"I asked me, 'Who is east?' It took the ball and... bffff Goal! Again Goal! And another Goal! It was a machine, with the pelito long. And it follows the same. Almost 20 years afterwards, follows the same or better", commented. And the technician does not make a mistake, since 698 parties, 612 goals, 247 assistances and 34 titles afterwards, already with 32 years, the one of Rosario is one of the best footballers of the planet, and has installed between the best of all the history.

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In spite of the recent rumours, Leo Messi only thinks in winning with the Barça, and although it still does not speak of renewal, his withdrawal is far. The attacker has repeated every time that they have asked him that his ambition and motivation are to the maximum, and that while the body hold only thinks in playing to football and follow carrying titles to the vitrinas of the Camp Nou, something that has done since it was hardly a boy. That it do not stop his series.

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