Maybe the FC Barcelona Do not go through the golden times of yesterday, with Lionel Messi as the flag, but look at your future with the eyes of your minor divisions and your eyes shine when you detect Pedro Juárez, his 7-year-old Argentine gem that comes from going viral for its great goal from Maradonean in a children’s game.
Who is Pedro Juárez
Pedro Juarez, Pedrito, what’s his name, was born in Salta in 2014, He is 7 years old and lives in the great Spanish city with his parents and a brother.
His father, Gonzalo Juárez, was born and raised in Salta, reports the newspaper The Tribune of that Argentine province. At the end of his secondary education, he decided to continue his studies in Buenos Aires, where he met Maria Agustina Monti, with whom he got married.
Both lovers of travel, decided to travel the world and did so in large part until they decided to settle in Salta. “Here we had two children, Santiago, the oldest, and Pedro, the youngest”, Gonzalo told the aforementioned newspaper from Barcelona.
When Pedro was two years old, his parents traveled to Silicon Valey, California, where they stayed until mid-2020, at which point they moved again, this time to Barcelona, point of the world chosen for work reasons.
Gonzalo and María Agustina decided that their children would make club life and began to play in a neighborhood institution, at Atletic San Just, where Pedro He was warned by those close to FC Barcelona, who quickly contacted their parents.
Don’t compare him to Messi, but …
“I don’t like comparisons, but he’s a Messi fan, he sleeps with Messi’s photo, with a ball from Messi, and when he arrived at Barcelona he was very excited because he was going to see Messi, it was a disappointment that he went to PSG, however he dreams of meeting him personally, Messi is everything for Pedro ”, said Gonzalo.
Pedro He is part of the minor divisions of Barcelona, but for now he is just having fun, just as their parents want. There are no contracts or bureaucracy involved, although there is expectation.
“In the sports city they are very cautious, they do not like to compare, but between joke and joke they talk about some things about Pedro that resemble Leo’s technique,” Gonzalo Juárez acknowledged, adding: “It is not to make your head, this is a very long process, but there is a project around it”, added.
Pedro Juárez is part of the team of boys who are between 7 and 8 years old, and competes in a league with 9-year-old boys in the “Benjamin B” category.
The boy does not have an affinity for any club in his native province, Salta, but he does have an affinity for one in Argentina “I’m mouth”, he says, but his father clarifies: “Since he met Messi he loves Barcelona. It was his uncle (Matías Gandulfo), who is in Salta, who made him a Boca fan ”.