His name is Pietro Tomaselli from Belgium and many say that he is the new “Messi” of soccer. He also just Signed with Roma (Top tiered Italian League Football (Soccer) Club) at the age of 9. These videos will show you why they signed him:
As you can see, this kid has the skills, footwork and finesse of the greatest players of our current times – names like Messi, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Neymar and More. Videos of him were put on Youtube and Scouts from Roma's Academy were tipped off to them and the rest was history. Its said that other rather large clubs have also been keeping an eye on him, inlcuding Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester United and Manchester City as well.
You may be asking yourself, why would this youngster chose italian club Roma over the likes of the world renown aforementioned? According to his father, Pino, his son chose Roma because of their families Italian heritage and the generous hospitality they received at the Stadio Olimpico. “We were really wonderfully welcomed (in Rome),” said his Father. “Perhaps even more than a player like Diego Maradona!”
Have a quick look at the videos and you tell us what you think!