What They're Saying: Luka Romero

"It annoys me because there's only one Messi and I want to make my own name in football as Luka Romero."

-- Real Mallorca's Luka Romero on being compared to Lionel Messi following his LaLiga debut in June at the age of 15, making him the youngest player to ever play in Spanish league. Romero was born in Mexico to Argentine parents but spent most of his life in Spain, making him eligible to play for three countries. He has been dubbed the "Mexican Messi" by the Spanish press but says he wants to play for the Argentina national team, admitting his idols are Messi and Diego Maradona. (Fox Sports Argentina in Spanish)
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