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FC Barcelona coaches train young Argentinian players

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Argentinian player Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring for FC Barcelona.
Argentinian player Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring for FC Barcelona. Reuters/Vincent West
By: Aude Villiers-Moriamé
5 min

A few years ago, someone counted how many Argentinian footballers were exported in the course of a year around the world -- the answer was 2,204. The most famous today is perhaps Lionel Messi, who plays for the Spanish club Barcelona.

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And now Messi's club has started sending people in the other direction -- but in this case, coaches. Last month the team sent several coaches to train young players in Buenos Aires.

Correspondent Aude Villiers-Moriamé went along.

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