The young Borussia Dortmund star declared his love for Xeneize with a photo involving Balerdi. Find out how the Norwegian became a fan of the Ribera club.
Erling Haaland, star forward of Borussia Dortmund this afternoon joined the long list of foreign footballers who publicly declare their fanaticism for Boca. The Norwegian declared himself a fan of Xeneize on Instagram, where posted a photo of him wearing the blue and yellow jersey.
The love story between the young world soccer star and Boca was born thanks to Leonardo Balerdi, a former Xeneize footballer. According to the Argentine yesterday in TyC Sports, Haaland’s fanaticism for the Ribera club was conceived in the almost eight months that both shared in the German cast.
“When I was at Borussia, from day one he asked me which was the best team, the one with the most history in Argentina. I drove him crazy with Boca, I showed him videos of the fans, photos of the stadium and everything related to Boca. He told him what it felt like to play in La Bombonera, which was something unique, and showed him videos of the exploded stadium, when the fans fell down “, Balerdi, current Olympique de Marseille player, told him at High Pressure.
And detailed: “He became a little fan of Boca and to this day we are in contact and every time he sees a video of Boca he sends it to me. He fucks me up and asks me ‘When are we going?’ so hopefully one day he has to live that, I’m going to do the impossible so that he can live it. He asked me to send him a Boca t-shirt with the nine. He’s quite a fan. I’m going to keep driving him crazy so that every time he does a little more”.
Today the resounding the success of Balerdi’s strategy, who commented on the photo to the scorer with a “Brotherrr” accomplice and various emojis. “Thanks brother”Haaland replied, alluding to the Xeneize shirt that his former partner sent him.
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