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THE '10' EXPLAIN HIS ARRIVAL

Messi's story: "I had it clear, I wanted to stay at Barça"

Published:23/11/2019 - 21:53h

Updated:23/11/2019 - 21:53h

Leo Messi arrived at FC Barcelona to fulfill a dream and was always clear that he wanted it to be at the Camp Nou. The Argentine narrated his story in the documentary 'Becoming Leo Messi'

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'Becoming Leo Messi' is the recent documentary made by 'ANOTHER' in which the Argentinian star explained how arrived to the FC Barcelona, as well as some of his vivencias since you saw of Barcelona. The captain culé remembered some events that carried, beside his family, to the City Condal.

Messi explained that, time after doing the proof with the Barça, received the call that changed his life. "I was in Barcelona some fifteen days and afterwards returned to Argentina. After some months called me and said me that if, that were had to that it came. That it came here and it initiated my dream in Barcelona. It was a happiness for my and for my family", explained.

Given the short age of the Argentinian in this period, recognised not being conscious of the change that would suppose to move to Barcelona. "I expected anxious for knowing if it went to come here. The truth is that in this moment did not understand the big change that went to do in this moment. It was boy. The only that wanted to was to come to the Barcelona and play. It did not have consciousness of the difficulty that supposed the so hard change that went to be for my and for my family", said.

The '10' remembered the hard that they were his starts in the Barça. "The truth is that it was ugly, was hard. The most beautiful is to play and train and not being able to play was hard difficult. In half went through injuries also. When I could play here after two, three or four months, me lesioné in my first party and was a month and half stopped also. They were hard times, but never went through me the head go back", ensured.

"There were hard times, but never went through me the head go back"

In spite of the familiar chaos that supposed his arrival to the Barça, Messi never renounced to his dream. "My brothers had gone to Argentina. The adaptation of my sister was the hardest of all. It was the more chiquita and cost them, the school and everything... They decided that my breast went to Argentina with her. We remain us my dad and I alone and the asked me what wanted to do, if we remained us or went us, that the decision was mine and that he would accompany me. I always had clear that wanted to remain me", remarked.

Messi, besides, considers that the family is above all else the other. "The family for me is everything even more from the arrival of my first son, Thiago. It changed me the life totally and the way to think, to see the things. Now, with Mateo follow having a family, thank heaven, spectacular", commented.

Besides, his life futbolística allows him happen time with his beings wanted. "The family fills me in all the senses and am a father that has the luck to happen a lot of time with my children by what do. We concentrate us in a schedule of training in the parties, which allows me enjoy a lot of with them and this is what do, be slope of them and enjoy. Although I found it exhausting, but attempt be always with them, enjoy each moment and be very present in everything", aimed.

The call of Guardiola before the 2-6 in the Bernabéu

Leo Messi also remembered the call that received of Pep Guardiola before the 2-6 in Santiago Bernabéu, in which the Catalan technician informed him that it would play of false '9'. "In this week of a day for another called me Guardiola. It said me that we went to play different, that that went to be my position because the pretended that we are more people in the centre of the field to have more the control of the balloon to do the superiority here and afterwards the two extremes that hammered all the while to the back of the defences", rememoró.

The factor surprise was key in this meeting. "It was a change that surprised and especially to the Madrid, because they did not expect it and was different to what came doing during all this year with Guardiola", said, adding that "we went very fast with Henry and with Eto'or. It went out a round party for me and for the team. It was a historical victory by as it gave and by the rival also".

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