Brazilian 12-Year-Old Compared to Leo Messi Turns Down Barcelona Offer

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Brazilian 12-Year-Old Compared to Leo Messi Turns Down Barcelona Offer

Being offered the chance to enter Barcelona's mythical youth academy, La Masia, is like being handed a golden ticket by Willy Wonka himself to a young footballer. The relatively few kids who are deemed worthy of La Masia usually jump at opportunity (if their parents don't throw them first). But 12-year-old Cassiano Bouzon decided to pass, instead opting to join Flamengo in his native Brazil.

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