مقال

WATCH: Barcelona mark 15-year anniversary of Messi´s first match

16 تشرين الثاني 2018 15:26

Barcelona have released footage of a pimply faced Lionel Messi's first minutes in senior football to mark the 15-year anniversary of his club debut.

Then just 16, Messi was introduced off the bench against Jose Mourinho's Porto in a friendly on November 16, 2003.

The match was organised to celebrate the opening of Estadio do Dragao ahead of Euro 2004 but has been remembered for the emergence of a budding superstar.

In the video, posted to social media on Friday, a young Messi admits to costing himself the chance of a brace through a combination of unselfishness and an uncharacteristically nervous first touch.

His team-mates in the 2-0 defeat included midfield great Xavi, long-serving defender Rafael Marquez and future Barca boss Luis Enrique.

Then-coach Frank Rijkaard made the teenager wait for his first competitive appearance, which came in October 2004 in a LaLiga win over rivals Espanyol.

آخر الأخبار

16 كانون الأول 2018

 10:49
 09:58
 09:57
 08:30
 08:12
 07:53
 07:14
 07:03
 06:22
 05:46
 05:28
 05:09
 04:06
 03:26
 02:59
 02:03
 02:01
 01:21
 00:54
 00:18

15 كانون الأول 2018

 23:56
 23:48
 23:48
 23:36
 23:21
 23:08
 22:55
 22:36
 22:15
 22:00
 21:48
 21:36
 21:23
 21:23
 20:59
 20:55
 20:54
 20:46
 20:39
 20:37
 20:29
 20:29
 20:26
 20:23
 20:13
 20:05
 20:02
 19:51
 19:50
 19:36
 19:25
 19:11
 19:01
 18:54
 18:54
 18:20
 18:18
 18:15
 18:05
 18:04
 18:03
 17:56
 17:53
 17:53
 17:41
 17:24
 17:20
 16:49
 16:42
 16:17