The young striker, the protagonist against Villarreal with two goals, said that he is fulfilling the beautiful desire to share the field with his idol.
More than a decade and a half ago, Lionel Messi was the one who received the advice of the greatest in his first appearances in the professional world. Now, it is the Argentine “10” who tries to guide the youngest in a changing room in Barcelona, which has him as the main reference.
Ansu Fati, 17, is one of the promises of the culé team. This Sunday, Ronald Koeman commanded it from the start and the winger broke it: two goals and the generation of a penalty turned into a goal by himself Leo for the 4-0 victory against Villarreal.
After the match, the one born in Guinea Bissau (plays for the Spanish National Team) received praise from locals and strangers. With simplicity, he confessed that he is fulfilling his dream of playing alongside his idol Messi. Until recently, Rodrigo Messi (brother of “10”) represented him.
“It’s a dream I had since I was a child. He always helps me and gives me advice. I’m very happy and he helps me a lot on the field but also outside, in training, “he told the press.
Already with a professional number (he uses the 22 left by Arturo Vidal) and an exit clause that rose to 400 million euros, Fati did not hide his joy for this present, with the desire to continue progressing and contributing his bit to a Barsa in reconstruction.
“I am playing with the best. Every opportunity I try to face with great enthusiasm. What I want is to keep improving every day, keep learning from my colleagues, who are the best and try to help me every day, “he concluded.
Great performance of the boy in the first official match of the Koeman era. On Thursday he will surely take to the field against Celta, for the Spanish League.