Sergio Aguero chose Barcelona’s number 19. Because he did not want to bear the pressure of wearing the number 10 after Lionel Messi.
According to Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo and ufabet, one of the reasons why Barcelona striker Sergio Aguero has shunned the number 10 shirt by choosing to wear the number. 19 of the Azul Grana team Because do not want to bear the pressure after the transfer of Lionel Messi’s agency
Messi wore Barcelona’s number 10 shirt for 13 years before the Argentinian moved to Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer this summer. And Azulgrana offered the number to Aguero Gun. But the players decided on the number 19, the old number of Mathaus Fernandes.
Speaking to Gerard Pique with Spanish sports YouTuber Ibai Janos during an earlier tweet, Janos asked, ‘Isn’t anyone wearing the number 10?’ Pique replied: ‘ No one is wearing it yet.’ ‘I thought someone would pick it up, I told Kun to take it, but he didn’t like the idea,’ Janos then concluded succinctly. ‘That shirt weighs more than 30 kilograms.’
Aguero confirmed Barcelona’s selection of the number 19 shirt on Wednesday, while new trio Memphis Depay, Emerson Royal and Eric Garcia have used it. Shirts numbered 9, 22 and 24 respectively.
There are also a number of players who have changed their number. Such as Martin Braithwaite from No. 9 to No. 12, Riki Push from No. 12 to No. 6, Ansu Fati from No. 22. Use the number 17 and Ray Manai will use the number 14 shirt.
At present, only Philippe Coutinho is left as he does not have an official shirt number. It has been reported that Azul Grana have offered the number 10 to the Brazilian midfielder. It depends on whether the 29-year-old will respond or not.