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Newell's Old Boys share video of Lionel Messi's first post-match interview

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Newell's Old Boys shared an exclusive video of a young Messi's first post-match interview
Newell's Old Boys shared an exclusive video of a young Messi's first post-match interview / J. BASSA/GettyImages
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Newell's Old Boys shared an exclusive video of what is believed to be Lionel Messi's first-ever post-match interview.

The legendary Argentine was just 13 at the time and found himself answering questions about his Man of the Match performance. Messi joined the Rosario club at the age of six, and went on to score 234 goals in 176 matches for Newell's various youth sides.

Barcelona then snapped a 13-year-old Messi in 2000, and the rest is history.

Newell's released a video on their official Twitter account, where a shy Messi initially appears reluctant to come over before telling the reporter: "Wait, I am coming."

After giving his name, Messi was then told if he was aware he'd been chosen as Man of the Match, to which he responded, "No."

The reporter then asked: "Can you tell us about your goals in front of the camera?" to which Messi bluntly replied: "The ball came from Federico Rosso, Grighini gave it to Lucas. Lucas gave it to me and I scored it."

The youngster then says that he dedicates his goal "to my father, to my uncle, to all my family and to all the people who know me."

Fans on social media loved Messi's response and the way he recognised the contributions of his team-mates.

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