Cesc told Sport: "I started with Gerard at nine years of age and Leo when he was twelve. If back then you said that we three would form part of the first team one day and, above all, be surrounded by these great players, the three of us would have said it was impossible.
"Just one or even two, but three?
"Leo is the best player I've ever seen and I do not think you and I will see another player like him. We must treasure that we have a player like him. Furthermore, I've known him since we were kids, so this is a bonus."