Lionel Messi broke down in tears as he confirmed his departure from Barcelona after 21 years at the club in an emotional press conference on Sunday.
The Argentina International, 34, has been a free agent since July 1 when his contract at Camp Nou expired, though he had verbally agreed on a...
Official statement from Barcelona :
“Despite having reached an agreement between Barcelona and Leo Messi and with the clear intention of both parties to sign a new contract today, it will not be possible to formalize due to economic and structural obstacles (Spanish LaLiga regulations).
Lionel Messi's astronomical contract at Barcelona was so lucrative that it has even stunned two NBA stars.
Argentina icon Messi's Barcelona deal expired on June 30, which means he is now a free agent and can sign for any club in the world.
But he remains in negotiations over fresh terms with...
barcelona lionel messi messi earned a staggering €555