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arrived last Tuesday afternoon at the Camp Nou with the equipment in a bag that looked like the typical one with which the purchase of the supermarket is carried.

And who was going to tell him, a few minutes later he would not only have the opportunity to debut in the Champions League as a Barça player he has admired since he was a child.

Also, he did it by scoring his first goal in the top continental competition.

Right now, of course, he is living a dream.

A dream that will become even sweeter if he has the opportunity to be on the pitch against Real Madrid in the classic.

“Hopefully I can have a few minutes in the classic.

It is a very important game for the team, we all know what it means, "he said before the Movistar Champions League microphone as soon as the match against Ferencvaros ended.

«I have fulfilled one of the many dreams that a child has.

I've always loved this club, "would insist a Pedri who, despite being only 17 years old, moves like a fish in water alongside stars such as

Philippe Coutinho

, who he took over in the second part of the meeting, or

Leo Messi


For this, of course, he has a particular secret that he did not hesitate to confess.

"When I enter the field, I evade reality a bit and I imagine that I am playing at home, with my brother, although it is a bit difficult to do so when you have Messi by your side and you see what he does with the ball", The young 'crack' Barcelona player pointed out.

«For me, it has been easy to adapt.

It is the game that I have been watching since I was a child and I am with the best players in the world, "he would add before the cameras of Barça TV.

His goal, the first in an official match with Barça, had a heartfelt dedication for two of his closest relatives.

"I dedicate it to my grandmother, who is no longer with us, and to my brother, who had promised it to her," explained the man from Tenerife.

His brother, in addition, will also be the one who will receive a shirt that, for him, will always be special: that of his debut in the Champions League and his first goal as a Barça player.

Barça, in his case, is something that runs through his veins.

Not surprisingly, his father,

Fernando González

, who runs a tavern together with his wife in the Tenerife town of Tesgue, is the president of the Peña Barcelonista de Tenerife.

A peña that, precisely, Pedri's paternal grandfather founded 26 years ago.

Two years after the island team beat Real Madrid for the second time in a row on the last day of the League and thus sent the title to the Camp Nou windows.

For Fernando, in addition, his father had a lot to do with the fact that the young footballer did not end up landing, precisely, in the ranks of the eternal rival of the Catalans.

From his point of view, the terrible snow that prevented him from passing some tests to enter the lower categories of Real Madrid undoubtedly carried his signature.

Over time, Pedri matured as a player and, of course, ended up attracting the attention of Barça.

From his beloved Barça.

The Barça fans, in the short time he has been at the club, have already fallen in love not only with his quality as a footballer, but also with the human quality that he transmits.

He arrived at the Camp Nou with his clothes in a plastic bag, debuted in the Champions League, scored his first goal and, at the end of the game, he also went home without great ostentation, simply riding in a taxi.

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