The presence of Lionel messi in the Champion of the Century Stadium it did not go unnoticed. Once the match between Uruguay and Argentina for the Qualifiers towards the Qatar World Cup 2022, Peñarol He decided to give the Argentine star a gift as a souvenir of his presence on the coal scene.
In the hands of the President of the club, Ignacio Ruglio, the Albiceleste captain received the aurinegra shirt with the 10 on the back and his surname stamped.
“For us it is historical that you are here, you are a legend. Hopefully one day we will have you back playing with Newell’s or whoever it is”, Said the highest authority of the Mirasol institution as he handed over the jacket. Messi was present at Peñarol’s house and received a small recognition.
This is how Messi received the 🔟 Carbonera pic.twitter.com/8GIju2Apws
– PEÑAROL (@OficialCAP) November 13, 2021