Argentine Juani Marco is one of the great future talents of international basketball. With barely twenty-one years old, he has already attracted many glances and there are many who place him as the future base of the Albiceleste team. At the age of fifteen, he left his country to join the Barça youth squad, from where he arrived on loan and eager to start a new stage in a new category, but very attractive to him; “I did not hesitate when I could make the leap,” he said in his presentation, in which he has defined himself as a player who “likes responsibility and pressure”, although his youth. Marco, a creative base, but also measured, says that he wants to “contribute intensity, offensive talent and also control of the game, to know how to calm the waters when appropriate”.
Virtues that, as DT Joaquín Prado has highlighted, “will adapt very well to the team’s philosophy”. The Asturian explained that Marcos “has everything ahead”, but also added that he is already “a current player”, at the same time that he wished Lleida to be the ideal place for him to grow and where he uncovers “the enormous talent which he has already shown with Barça and with the Argentine national teams “. Marco is one of the two players on loan from FC Barcelona this season. The other, Brancou Badio, ended his participation in the Afrobasket with the Senegal team yesterday. It is expected that by the end of the week he can arrive in Lleida and start training with his new team.