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Did you know that Lionel Messi was a handball player?

Argentina won the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar which confirmed once again the eternal class of Lionel Messi.

Did you know that legendary 35-years football player who is one of the BEST in the HISTORY, played handball as a kid in Argentinian city of Rosario for the team of Newels?

He wrote that in one of the newspaper diaries before he moved as a 13-years old child to Barcelona.

Here is his answers in that time…

A coach: Everyone I’ve had, because I’ve learnt something from all of them (Gabriel, Morales, Domínguez, Vecchio and Coria).

A fitness coach: Pablo Sánchez.

A player: Two, my brother and my cousin.

A team: Newell’s

A hobby: Listening to music.

A type of music: Cuarteto and Cumbia.

A TV programme: Primicias

A magazine: Pasión Rojinegra (Newell’s fan magazine)

A book: The Bible.

A film: Baby’s Day Out.

Other sport: Handball.

A model: Nicole Neumann.

A food: Chicken and sauce.

A subject: Spanish

A job: PE teacher

An objective: Finish secondary school.

A goal: Play in the first division.

A joy: When we were champions.

A sadness: My grandmother’s death.

A hope: To play in the first division with Newell’s

A memory: When my grandmother took me to play football for the first time.

A dream: To play for Argentina.

A tale to tell: When we travelled to Peru and became champions.

Humility: What a human being must never lose.

Argentinean youth teams: I’d love to play for them.

Expectations for this year: To be champions again.

Family: My dad Jorge, my mum Celia and my brothers and sisters Rodrigo, Natalia and Marisol.

Friends: I’m lucky I’ve got lots of good friends – if I tried to name them I’d forget someone.

What does Newell’s mean in your life? Everything, absolutely everything.

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