Lautaro Blanco was presented this Wednesday as a new Boca Juniors player. The left back, who recently played for Elche in Spain, signed his contract and then gave a press conference with the club's highest authorities, including president Juan Román Riquelme.
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“It is a very important step for my career. Coming to this club is a huge happiness for me and my family, I hope I can enjoy it,” said the 24-year-old footballer from Rosario Central.
And then he added: “When they called me I felt very proud, I am grateful to the club that was interested in me. “I felt it like a great opportunity, a very big leap in my career.”
Lautaro Blanco was presented as Boca's reinforcement (Photo: X/@BocaJrsOficial)
Lautaro Blanco's phrase that earned a gesture of approval from Juan Román Riquelme
The footballer expressed his desire to play as soon as possible in La Bombonera. “It's magical and I imagine myself going in to play there,” he said.
And, later, he uttered a phrase that Riquelme seemed to really like: “Stepping on it with this shirt is going to be a source of enormous pride and happiness.”
After those words, the president of Xeneize looked with a gesture of approval at Raúl Cascini, a member of the Football Council. Everything was recorded in a video that journalist Luis Fregossi shared on X, formerly Twitter.