Lionel Messi continues to receive awards and recognition around the world. This time, the neighbors of a new neighborhood in the Santa Fe city of Rafaela They resolved through a vote that that sector, located in the northeast of the urban radius, is called Lionel Messi in tribute to the world championin a decision that must now be endorsed by the local Municipal Council.
Damian Vritosa member of the neighborhood commission, highlighted that the election act was “historic” and he thanked the municipal authorities for their support of the initiative. “Through them we achieved everything that has been achieved so far. We know that the mandate (of Mayor Luis Castellano) is ending and being able to complete this within their mandate is the correct and fair thing to do,” he added.
The neighborhood leader said in a statement that they feel that they are reaching “the goal, first, we were the last neighborhood that came to fruition, second, we formed the neighborhood commission and, now, We specified the name of the neighborhood, which is something extraordinary, it will represent us for the rest of our lives”.
Vritos said that many people live in the neighborhood “young working families, who are extraordinary, very good people” and stated that “the neighborhood has a very beautiful idiosyncrasy.”
What other names could Rafaela’s neighbors choose?
The inhabitants of that area, until now called Barrio 42, could choose to name it after the Inter Miami attacker or four other proposals: “My land, my home”; “Ara San Juan”; “The colonies” and “Doctor Favaloro”.