He is 11 years old, he is ashamed of his name. A small Argentine arrived at the Ezeiza campus, in Buenos Aires, where the Albiceleste team concentrates, to apologize to his idol Lionel Messi, for the name with which he was registered at his birth.
“Messi, forgive my mother. I did not know what I was doing, my name is Cristiano,” said the funny poster of the minor, which went viral on social networks. It was known that, despite his humorous phrase, the minor could not meet the gaucho star.
In the photo, the little one is uniformed in the Racing colors. According to the TyC Sports portal, Cristiano plays in the lower divisions of that club, but is a River Plate fan.
The photo became famous on social networks, where users recalled Messi’s sporting rivalry with Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo, who are at the fore as the best players in the world for more than 10 years.
Argentina focuses on Ezeiza waiting for his home match against Peru, this October 14, 2021, from 18:00. The gauchos come into this game with a goalless draw against Paraguay and a 3-0 win over Uruguay.
Those led by Lionel Scaloni they are second in the qualifying position table for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, with 22 points, five less than the leader, Brazil.
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