In an interview with an Argentine newspaper, the Argentine star and Barcelona legend Lionel Messi expressed his remorse for not asking for the shirt of the former Real Madrid star, Brazilian striker Ronaldo Nazario at the beginning of his professional career.
Messi played against Ronaldo in the El Clasico matches between Real Madrid and Barcelona, and the Argentine star was still at the beginning of his professional career, unlike the phenomenon who was spending his last time at the royal club.
“I regret that I did not order the jerseys of the players I played against when I was a child, such as Ronaldo and Roberto Carlos, I was hoping to have this shirt,” said Lionel Messi in an interview with the Argentinian newspaper Ole.
Messi brings back memories of signing with Barcelona
Lionel Messi also recalled the memories of moving to Barcelona when he was a child, and joining the La Masia school, and added, “The truth is that decision-making was difficult, but it was quick at the same time.”
He continued, “I did not hesitate, and did not think much, but it was difficult because when I arrived I could not play because of a problem related to my position, then I started playing and was injured, I spent almost a year without being able to compete.”