The normal thing is that a fan is praying to a soccer player to have a shirt or booties … There are cases in which this happens the other way around. It’s of Loris Pennacchio, owner of a clothing store, ‘Living Fashion Boutique’, in Qualiano, a town in the metropolitan city of Naples. From that corner of southern Italy, the most coveted garments for elite soccer players from Europe come: “More than 400 players are in touch with me,” he says Pennacchio, what with Barcelona has a special relationship born A couple of years ago, thanks to some likes. Ivan Rakitic started following the store’s account on Instagram and contacted Loris: between a t-shirt and some slippers, a sincere friendship was born. “Ivan is a kind of heart, a true friend: he welcomed me in Barcelona as he does with a family,” says the Neapolitan, who was in a week ago Dortmund having dinner with Haaland, one of the last ‘signings’ of your store. He does not like the term: “For me it is not a collection of cards: I treat them with respect, but with closeness. After all, they are boys of my age.” Dozens of T-shirts are on the premises, signed by the best players in the world. To Messi’s, hanging next to those of Cristiano and Neymar, she has a special affection: “In 2006 I went to Barcelona with my girlfriend, as an ordinary tourist, and I tried to cross with a Barca player when I left training. The only ones I could take a picture with were Leo and Iniesta, who were two kids.” Thanks to Rakitic, he could see the Argentine again as the crack that is now: “It was beautiful. I was chatting with him, he gave me his shirt … I was struck by its simplicity.”Gorka Leiza & nbsp; (Diario AS) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>Gorka Leiza (AS Journal) Obviously, Loris will be in the San Paolo, but friendship with several Blaugranas (Junior Firpo It is another of its most loyal customers since the time of Betis) does not condition you: “Naples will win, which in San Paolo can beat anyone, and in Champions more. Of course, the return will be very complicated, but we will see that … “.