Yerry Mina and his dream fulfilled


The nickname that Yerry Mina used for Messi before going to the Barça

Published:29/06/2018 - 16:38h

Updated:30/06/2018 - 14:07h

Yerry Mina arrived to the FC Barcelona in January to fulfil his big dream to play in the Camp Nou beside Leo Messi, a player to the that admired from did long. Now, both form part of the same team and project

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Yerry Mina arrived to the FC Barcelona the past market of signings of pertinent winter of the Palmeiras of the Brazilian championship to fulfil his dream to play in the Camp Nou. Besides, one of his big inducements from did a lot of years was to play at the side of Lionel Messi, his big idol from small.

In fact, Marianela, mother of the Colombian defence, attended to the media to speak on his son and recognised that from very young admired to Leo Messi and ensured that it would play with him. Besides, it nicknamed him of a peculiar form: "He from small looked to Messi play and said: 'Some day will be at the side of this monster'. Always it calls it like this".

Years afterwards, Yerry Mina fichó by the FC Barcelona to fulfil his dream to play with this 'monster' to the that saw from the television. Now, the central Colombian is had to win the confidence of Ernesto Valverde playing well with Colombia and, for the moment, is embroidering his paper in the World-wide of Russia.

The central culé has strengthened in the saga cafetera and has annotated two goals in hardly three parties. Marianela also commented the immense joy that caused the goal of his son to Senegal, that was decisive: "The goal was something unexpected, caused us an immense joy, overcoat for being able to share it with all the Colombians".

The mother of the Colombian defence, besides, described to the central like a calm and little extravagant person, always very fan of the world of the football: "Yerry was a very calm boy, went him very well in his studies, did not give a lot of what speak. Always it was very interested by the sport, by the football".

Yerry Mina, with a foot out of the Barça

In spite of his will to remain in the Camp Nou, his presence in the FC Barcelona the following season is not ensured. The club has thought to sell him or yield him if they arrive good proposals of other teams. Yerry Mina is doing a big World-wide and is showing to the rest of teams, by what his value of market is going up a lot.

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