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Xavi: "To Messi saw him distinct from the first training"

Published:29/11/2017 - 00:17h

Updated:29/11/2017 - 10:11h

After the renewal of Leo Messi with the Barça, were not few those that remembered his admiration by the '10', but some did it of a very special way. Julio Maldonado shared the words of Xavi Hernández explaining his first training

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In the last months there were some doubts, but all cleared does some days when the FC Barcelona made public the renewal of Leo Messi until 2021. The extension of the agreement of the best player of the world caused numerous comments, and between which declared his admiration by the Argentinian there was one very special.

Because the journalist and expert Julio Maldonado, more known as 'Maldini', shared through the social networks a fragment of a recent interview to Xavi Hernández, in which the ex Barcelona player commented his first meeting with the one of Rosary in a training of the first team.

"Already they had warned me, they had warned me from the base that came a very good Argentinian. And they had said me the name, but did not remember it. And then, when it came to train with 16 years already sees . Already it sees because there is an exercise where do one against one with Thuram, with Puyol... And already you say. 'Hostias, this player, with 16 years and is toreando to the professional defences'. Already it saw him distinct. Already you see that has an innate quality in the one against one, that is fast, that has goal, that shoots... It is something impressive".

The only

In addition to Xavi Hernández, that remained prendado of the quality of the forward the first time that saw him, in the last days the Argentinian has gone back to receive praises, one of Joan Manuel Serrat, famous cantautor Catalan and acérrimo follower of the FC Barcelona. In a definition of which no longer find , the Catalan has affirmed: "Cristiano seems me extraordinary, but Messi is the best of the world, does wonderful things. Inside the music there are 50 wonderful artists and 5.000 songs that sing, but in the football only can find a Messi ".

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