Twitterati Pay A Teary-Eyed Tribute To Messi As He Leaves Barca Club

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

06th Aug, 2021. 09:22 am
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Twitterati and the huge fan base of the Argentinan star Lionel Messi are heartbroken after he decided to not stay further at FC Barcelona.

Lionel Messi, on Thursday, said that he will not sign a new contract at Barcelona, the club has confirmed in a statement stating that the Argentine is now set to leave the Catalan side.

His latest agreement got expired this summer but he was expected to commit to a new contract ahead of the new season.

FC Barcelona wholeheartedly shows its gratitude to the player for his participation in the club and wished him all the very best for the future in his personal and professional life.

The official statement by the club read, “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).

“As a result of this situation, Messi shall not be staying on at FC Barcelona. Both parties deeply regret that the wishes of the player and the club will ultimately not be fulfilled.

“FC Barcelona wholeheartedly expresses its gratitude to the player for his contribution to the aggrandisement of the club and wishes him all the very best for the future in his personal and professional life.”

What agreement did Messi and Barca have?

Messi had agreed to sign a new five-year contract with the Spanish giants.

The 34-year-old was set to allow a partnership that would see his weekly wage reduced by 50%.

But the club’s financial situation made it impossible for them to register him for the new season without drastically reducing their wage bill.

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