The former national team scorer wrote about how his parents raised him and how he took their example for their children.
The value of merit when it comes to progressing in life was once again installed on the public stage, especially through President Alberto Fernández. The concept of “meritocracy“It was put on the table and a public debate was armed. Gabriel Batistuta, although he is usually silent, wrote a tweet with his position and there were already repercussions on the networks.
“A question comes to mind. My parents raised me in a 5 x 3 meter house. Working, studying, trusting in Justice, they gave me a larger home. I continued their examples sacrificing myself and respecting others. Was I an idiot for respecting these ideals?“Wrote the former forward of Fiorentina and the Selection.
Batistuta was born in Reconquista, Santa Fe, he has been closely related to the field since he was a boy and also forged a love and passion for polo, a sport in which he had the pleasure of playing with Adolfo Cambiaso, the best in the world.
The publication on social networks of the former footballer generated a quick round trip on social networks, with opinions in favor and against.
President Fernández had installed that discussion. “What makes us evolve or grow is not true that it is the merit, as we have been led to believe in recent years. The dumbest of the rich has a better chance than the smartest of the poor. That unequal treatment puts us in a bad place as a society, “he commented a few days ago.
“It is not a good system. The best societies are those that, precisely, give everyone the opportunity to develop,” said the head of state.
“It is not that merit does not serve to progress. I do not say such imbecility. I do not believe in meritocracy. If some of us have better conditions, the merit is not enough and it is there where the dumbest of the rich has more possibilities than the most intelligent of the poor and that we cannot allow, “said Fernández, leading the presentation of the National Connectivity Plan” Connect “.