Pedri, during a match with the UD Las Palmas


Pedri: "I am culé for Iniesta, is a pride to sign for Barça"

Published:26/10/2019 - 08:14h

Updated:26/10/2019 - 08:14h

The new jewel of the Spanish football, Pedri, has conceded an interview before travelling to Brazil to play the World Cup Sub-17 and has confessed that is "culé since I was a child" because of his admiration for Andrés Iniesta

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There are people that take a life in fulfilling his dream, and others that do it to the 16 years. This last is the case of Pedro González López (Pedri), that carries months dazzling in the first team of the UD The Palms and that has fulfilled the wish of fichar by the FC Barcelona. This season will happen it yielded in the insular club and is possible that also the following, as long as the Barça B do not rise to Second Division.

It was as it was, of here to a pair of years -as a lot- foresees that Pedri arrive to his new house and explode all his talent, first in the filial and afterwards in the Camp Nou if all goes well. Before travelling to Brazil to play the World-wide Sub-17, has conceded an interview to 'MD' in which it has recognised that it is "culé from boy", and that splits of fault had it Andrés Iniesta to the one who has like idol and model to be followed.

"Always it saw the parties of the Barça by Iniesta, because it loves me his form to play"

"I think in being able to play some day in the Camp Nou, but for the moment this remains me far. I want to contest the World-wide now and keep growing in The Palms", ensures Pedri. His father, Fernando, is president of the Crag Barcelonista of Tenerife-Tegueste. "Yes, I am culé of cradle, from chiquitito", admits the young player. "It is a pride for me that there is me fichado the Barça. Although I have to be first thinking in The Palms and now in the Selection", says, responsible with his duties in the elite of the football.

On his signing by the Barça, already revealed weeks backwards that it remained "flipando" when it received the pertinent call of the offices barcelonistas, and now is happy to be able to fulfil his dream and arrive to the place where triumphed one of his big idols, Andrés Iniesta. "Always it saw the parties of the Barça by Iniesta, because it loves me his form to play and his way to be in the day in day out", stands out.

Pedri, important in The Palms and in the Selection

In Second Division, Pedri has turned into a very important player for the UD The Palms, and this that has so only 16 years. "It did not expect me this start, thought that it would cost me a bit more because it is a very brusque change of juvenile to Second Division. I find me very well". It understands well in the field with Jonathan Scallop, an institution in the island and a pelotero with a lot of class. "With this understands very all the world", smiles Pedri. "It is a past to play with him and learn each day. Besides like person is a ten".

In reference to the World-wide Sub-17 that will contest in the weeks to come with Spain, Pedri has showed "super happy to belong to this group, to this selection sub-17". And it adds that it values a lot the fact to having arrived so far to his age: "So young, play a World-wide, besides in Brazil. I am enjoying It A lot of because I think that have a good team and good players to do something beautiful". We will see if there is luck, if Spain arrives far and if Pedri, that is called to turn into one of the stars of the tournament, fulfils with the expectations.

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