Iker Moreno, nicknamed by Luis Figo as the ‘Mexican Messi’, he signed a contract with him America for the Under 20 category.
The 17-year-old young man from Celaya received the nickname from the former Portuguese player after uploading a view with his skills to the platform Dream Football directed by Figo.
“I congratulate Iker Moreno for his talent and wish him good luck in the tests at Club América. I hope that many young Mexicans upload their videos to Dream Football, so that they can also have similar opportunities,” Figo wrote on his site.
Moreno had already played in the Sub 15 of Querétaro in 2018 and Sub 17 of Atlético de San Luis in the Apertura 2020, according to the records of the MX League.
The youth joins the list of national players who have received the nickname of ‘Mexican Messi’ along with Luka Romero and Alex Alcalá.
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