Manuel, who is eight years old, traveled to Miami with his family to see his idol’s debut. He started the same growth treatment as the Argentine star two years ago, and it showed in him.In the midst of the uproar in the United States over Lionel Messi’s move to Inter Miami, the captain of Argentina’s national team fulfilled the dream of an eight-year-old boy who received the same growth treatment as he did years ago when he arrived in Barcelona.
Is about Manuela, an eight-year-old boy from Bariloche who has been injecting hormones daily for two years in order to grow. Following Messi’s arrival in Miami, he traveled to the United States with his family to witness his idol’s debut.
As he explained in a video, he chose the Argentine player as his “hero and best example” because he faced a similar situation as a child. “I enjoy watching you play, but I am also inspired by your unwavering determination to succeed,” said.
– “Seeing you, I am no longer afraid of my treatment to grow,” he said in a video that was shared on social media.
At the end of the video, which shows various images of Manuel cheering for Messi from the stadium, he says, “I would like to meet you personally to thank you and show you my admiration.”
Finally, the Argentine star received this request, and the boy realized his dream. Manuel met Messi through tears and was able to give him the long-awaited hug to his idol, who also received him emotionally.