Football fanatics, Thursday went into a frenzy after Football Club Barcelona announced that Lionel Messi will be leaving the club.
Barcelona’s President, Joan Laporta in a press conference, Friday said he was not prepared “to put the club at risk” by renewing Messi’s contract, with Barca facing huge financial problems.
The Argentine Superstar, in a Press Conference held at the Auditori 1899, Nou Camp on Sunday confirmed his exit.
As tears rolled down Messi’s cheeks he said ” It’s time to say goodbye, it has been a long time, a whole life.
“I arrived here at 13 years of age and I cannot be more proud of what I have done and experienced in this city where I will surely return one day.”
The reality of Messi’s exit became clearer after Paris Saint-Germain reached out to the Barcelona star for a two-year contract worth £25m tax exclusive.
As the transfer deal with PSG is almost concluded, Barcelona players have taken to Instagram pages to leave several comments for their Captain, Lionel Messi.
See some of the comments below ;