After announcing that Lionel Messi won’t be returning to the club, shocking news has reached out of Catalonia, Lionel Messi and Barcelona are no more, isn’t it the biggest bomb of the summer? He had never put the pen to paper to make things official, while the two sides had come to a contract on a new deal.
Barcelona has mentioned that their negotiations are done and Messi has played his last game for the La Liga giants. Oh yes, Messi won’t come back to Barcelona and will suit up for a new club this season.
News of Lionel Messi is leaving Barcelona, The club said in a statement that “Despite FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi having reached an agreement and the clear intention of both parties to sign a new contract today, this cannot happen because of financial and structural obstacles (Spanish Liga regulations)”.
For this reason, Messi will not be staying on at FC Barcelona. As, the wishes of the player and the club will ultimately not be fulfilled, both parties deeply regret for this.
How long has Messi played for Barcelona?
Undoubtedly, Messi will go down as the best player for Barcelona. Messi helped the team to win the La Liga title 10 times, and also win the Champions League 4 times in his 17 years putting on the club’s shirt.
There’s an endless argument as to whether he or Cristiano Ronaldo is the GOAT, but Messi seemed to have taken the lead after he got over the knock and driven Argentina to a Copa America championship game win over Brazil last month.
So, which team Messi will play for next? For knowing that we have to wait for a while. Saying goodbye to Messi is really very tough pain.