After 17 Seasons With FC Barcelona, Lionel Messi Is Leaving
It’s official: Argentine soccer player LionelMessi will certainly leave FC Barcelona.
Soccer organization La Liga’s limitations on investing made it difficult for the club, whose spending much surpassed the limit, to make an arrangement with Messi. The club would certainly have needed to completely reorganize its financial resources.
Messi’s separation comes less than a month after he as well as Barcelona verbally agreed to a five-year offer, that included a substantial pay cut for Messi.
” In spite of having gotten to an arrangement between FC Barcelona and Leo Messi and also with the clear intent of both events to authorize a brand-new contract today, it can not be formalized because of economic and also architectural obstacles (in Spanish LaLiga regulations),” FC Barcelona stated in a statement. “Confronted with this situation, Lionel Messi will certainly not proceed linked to FC Barcelona.”
Messi, among the top gamers in football history, had revealed frustration with the Spanish football club last August, when he mentioned that he wished to leave Barcelona. The 34-year-old finished his 21-year agreement with the club in June as well as has been freelance since July 1.
He signed up with Barca’s academy at age 13 and has actually played 778 ready the club-
– a document number of appearances. He has actually racked up 672 goals, one more record,
and also has actually assisted the group wins 10 La Liga titles and the Champions League 4 times. He has actually won the Ballon d’Or 6 times.