Leo Messi debuted to the 17 years


It is 17 years since Messi's debut with the FC Barcelona first team

Published:16/11/2020 - 16:56h

Updated:16/11/2020 - 17:11h

Leo Messi is of anniversary: already it does 17 years that the Argentinian star debuted with the first team FC Barcelona in a friendly against the Port wine of José Mourinho

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It seems that it was yesterday when an Argentinian youngster burst into in the FC Barcelona to leave clear that the future of the team was in his boots, but already have happened 17 years since this sucedió. Leo Messi debuted with the first Barcelona team a 16 November 2003 for ilusionar to the barcelonismo. It was in a friendly party against the Port wine of José Mourinho.

Leo Messi hardly had 16 years when it jumped to the lawn of the Stadium Do Dragao, headquarters of the Portuguese team that curiously would heave with the Champions League this same season after defeating to the ACE Monaco. The Argentinian star went in in the minute 75 for suplir to Fernando Navarro but could not avoid the defeat (2-0) of the then trained team from did little time by Frank Rijkaard.

Years afterwards, Leo Messi explained how had knowledgeable that would have the opportunity to debut. "To me it said me my father that carried me to Port wine the Thursday (three days before). It had warned him Josep Colomer (exdirector of the basic football of the Barça) that perhaps would go. It was all very beautiful. There was quite players with a lot of experience like Luis Enrique, Xavi Hernández or Rafael Márquez. Play with them was very good", remembered 'the flea' years later.

In spite of that that was the first time that Leo Messi played with the first team, his debut in an official party did not go until the following season, an on 16 October 2004 in which the Argentinian star played a derbi against the RCD Espanyol the Estadi Lluís Companys, in a party of LaLiga. Almost two decades afterwards, has converted for many in the best player of all the history of the football.

With the step of the years, Leo Messi has not lost neither the instinct of goal neither the desborde, although yes it does a reading of the still better game that before. Before it was a footballer that played much more by his account and stood out by played brilliant that he same defined. However, his evolution has carried him to practise a much more collective and beneficial game for the team.

It will follow Leo Messi in the FC Barcelona?

The past summer, Leo Messi was very near to put end to his contractual bond against the FC Barcelona,​ but finally the previous directive denied to leave him leave. The next month of January, there will be elections to the presidency of the Barcelona club and will be task of the new together convince to the Argentinian star that firm his renewal.

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