The Uruguayan striker Luis Suarezone of the best friends that the world of football has given Lionel Messiarrived in Rosario this Thursday to share a few days and spend the Christmas together with the captain of the Argentina national team and his family.
Accompanied by his wife, Sophia Balbiand their three children, dolphin, Benjamin Y Lautarothe former Barcelona, Atlético de Madrid, Liverpool, Ajax, Groningen and Nacional de Montevideo player arrived in the city with a private plane that landed at the Islas Malvinas international airport just before 1pm and immediately went at Messi’s home in the Kentucky gated community of the city of Funes, located about 15 kilometers from the center of Rosario.
The man from Rosario and the Uruguayan forged a strong bond, which extended to their partners, during the seven years they shared in Barcelona, between 2014 and 2021. During that time, Leo was used to take Suárez on his plane whenever he traveled from Catalonia to the Malvinas Islands airport. Generally, after Messi’s descent, the plane would fly to Montevideo to take Suárez to his home in the neighboring country.
The gunslinger, born in Salto 35 years ago, played his fourth World Cup in Qatar with the Uruguayan national team (he failed to get past the group stage) and is now defining his sporting future after his farewell to Nacional. He has two offers on the table: one from Mexico’s Cruz Azul and another from Gremio de Porto Alegre, which offers him a two-year contract as the team’s highest paid player.
The visit of the Suárez family, very special for the Messiit is part of the round of social meetings that Leo has been doing since Tuesday, after the celebration in the city of Buenos Aires, he arrived in Kentucky by helicopter with his partner and compatriot angel of mary.
Shortly after their arrival in the neighbourhood, the two champions were greeted above all by a former international team-mate, the former player and former coach of Rosario Central, Christian Gonzalez (he also resides in Kentucky), who posted on his social networks photos embraced with both, one on each side.
There Messi also met two other former teammates in the selected squad: Maximiliano Rodríguez and Gabriel Heinze. The meeting with Heinze, who currently directs Newell’shas made some people excited about a possible return of the Flea at the club where he trained before leaving for Barcelona. However, everything indicates that in the coming days he will extend his contract with Paris Saint-Germain.
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