The Barcelona goalkeeper from Elche, Edgar Badía, He acknowledged this Thursday on social networks that he was surprised that the Argentine Leo Messi asked him for his jersey after the game, although he justified his reaction by noting that he was already thinking about how to help save his team from relegation.
The goalkeeper, who was trained in the lower categories of Barcelona, starred in a curious anecdote at the end of the match between the Catalan team and Elche (3-0). After the final whistle, the Argentine, author of two goals, went to the goalkeeper to shake his hand and give him his shirt and, immediately afterwards, he asked for his in exchange, which caused Badía’s surprise and the Argentine’s smile.
After the exchange, both players shook hands and hugged each other again.
“Yes, I was surprised. But do you know what I was thinking despite the result? In what this team is going to save. As a TEAM, as a GROUP ”, the Elche goalkeeper, one of the pillars of the Elche team this season, explained on Twitter.
“We will continue to take steps forward and improve and compete against any rival. Great first part yesterday! We go with everything”Concluded Badía, who is always very active on social networks, where he regularly interacts with fans.