Fate gives a new chance to Florent Indalecio, French amateur footballer who has just signed for the Newcastle. The Frenchman leaves the Fraser Park, an Australian club of New south Wales, and joins the U23 team of the magpies club until the end of the season.
Indalecio was formed during his youth at the Saint-Etienne training academy, where he coincided with the now Newcastle player Saint-Maximin, but his indiscipline cost him expulsion from the academy and his life began to stumble; played in France, it was tested United States minor leaguess and other countries and in 2019 he went to Australia no illusion to play again to football in a professional way.
Australian media echo the story of Indalecio, who spent his first months sleeping on a friend’s couch and with jobs he got in associations of Gallic immigrants. One of them placed him as a bricklayer on a construction site.
“I did not know English and I learned it among masons. They helped me learn how to mix concrete and languageIt is very hard work, very physical, “says Indalecio in The Sydnei Morning Herald.
The pandemic ravaged his life, beyond only allowing him to play two games with him Fraser Park FC who plays in a league between semi-professional and amateur, and then the good guy appeared Saint-Maximin to lay a cable that turned out to be essential.
“He spoke with the club and arranged the test, I did well and they signed me. He is a true friend, he has given me this opportunity ”, insists Indalecio, grateful for the trust of Steve Bruce.
The player, who is “deeply sorry” for having missed your chances, wanted to emphasize that “I love football, I play with passion and if Newcastle he wants to sign me for free, I will play for free. It is not a problem. They will not regret signing me, because I know that I will help the team and I will try. I will do my best”.