Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Sports

Official: Lionel Messi is Leaving Barcelona FC

Unbelievable!

Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images

The unbelievable has happened. Barcelona FC officially announced this afternoon that Lionel Messi would not be returning to the club.

After a summer of negotiations that were seemingly going well, they’ve reached a point wherein the financial situation La Liga and Barcelona are in means we won’t be seeing a deal finalized. This is wild news.

Read the official statement below:

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.”

Source: Barcelona FC
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Most Read This Week

More Stories

Football

World football ruling body, FIFA has ordered the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to pay former Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, $380,000 as compensation...

Football

Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be used for all the games at the upcoming African Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The Confederation of African...

News

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has officially stripped Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of the captain’s armband. This was confirmed in a terse statement published on the club’s...

Scoop

As seen on Facebook, a man identified as Gaza Gregory Tyover seem to be running for the post of President, Chelsea FC fan club...

Advertisement