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Last week a group of criminals from Rosario, Argentina, shot at a supermarket owned by the family of Antonela Roccuzzo, Messi’s wife; They also left messages threatening the world soccer star.
Faced with this reality, Gabriel Heinze, coach of Newell’s Old Boys, the team where Lionel Messi was formed, assures that it is an event that distances the Argentine star from a possible return to play in the league of that country.
“This is not just an attack on Leo, it is an attack on everyone. Of course it alienates Leo and everyone else.“Said the coach at a press conference.
“We talk about him for what he is Leo, but there are also many guys who would like to return. And he also takes you away from many thingsHeinze reiterated.
“El Gringo” Heinze has an excellent relationship with Messi and his family, with the PSG star he coincided with the Argentine National Team in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.I think it’s crazy. I am thinking that he is our player and also because of the relationship I have, but also because of what can happen to other people“, he continued.
“It makes you wonder if it’s worth it, if they give you a place to do the things you feel, in such a beautiful city“, he pointed out in relation to the problems in the city of Rosario with gangs and drug trafficking.
It should be noted that Lionel Messi emerged from the lower ranks of Newell’s Old Boys, and from the club they have always dreamed of the return of the PSG starHowever, events like this remove this possibility since the Rosario would be as usual, always prioritizing the safety of his family.
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