Last Wednesday, Gianluca Lapadula monopolized the covers of Peruvian newspapers. And not for a goal with Benevento, but for giving the national team shirt to Pope Francis. All this while walking with his family through the Vatican. But what did he say about it.
At the beginning, the news circulated from a viral video, as the player had not published anything on his social networks. However, on the morning of this Thursday, the ‘Bambino’ left a message for all his followers after what was done before the Supreme Pontiff.
“In this year of the Bicentennial in Peru, where the Peruvian Nativity took place in the Vatican, I had the immense pleasure of being able to personally deliver to the Pope a shirt of our selection,” said Gianluca Lapadula through his Instagram account.
“Thank you from the heart, Holy Father! It was a great emotion to see him and shake his hand “, closed the ‘blanquirroja’ forward very grateful, who will close a great year at the football level in the Qatar 2022 Qualifiers and the Italian Serie B.