OFFICIAL DEBUT OF LEO MESSI
Messi, of anniversary: 12 years from the debut with the Barça
Published:15/10/2016 - 16:11h
Updated:15/10/2016 - 16:11h
This weekend fulfil 12 years since Leo Messi debuted officially with the FC Barcelona in League. It was in 2004 in front of the RCD Espanyol in Montjuïc, appearing the Argentinian star to give rest to the Portuguese Deco
Leo Messi did not play from the beginning this Saturday against the Sportive of The Coruña in the Camp Nou, but even so his alone presence in the Camp Nou was special no only for the Barcelona fans, but for him same and also for the Spanish League.
And it is that this weekend, in concrete the Sunday 16 October, fulfil 12 years since "The Flea" debuted officially with the FC Barcelona in League, going in in the second half to substitute to a Deco that had annotated a golazo -with a shot that rebounded in a defence- in front of the RCD Espanyol in the "derbi" of Montjuïc.
Messi already had contested his first friendly party in 2003 in the inauguration of the stadium of the Port wine, but could not debut officially in Spanish League until some months afterwards, of the hand of Frank Rijkaard, his big mentor.
It went in in the minute 82 of the party, when the Catalan group won by the minimum (0-1). Messi had then 17 years and 22 days, appeared with the dorsal "30" to the back and jumped to the terrain of game for, some weeks later, mark his first goal in the Camp Nou against the Albacete.
A new anniversary, therefore, for Leo Messi that 12 years afterwards carries long consecrated like the best player of the world, and surely also of the history in spite of have not been able to win important titles with Argentina. Without Leo Messi, the history of the Barça in the last safe years that would have been very distinct... Thank you, Leo!