The great Messi decided to leave his football club Barcelona after 19 years. He sent a fax to the management asking for his immediate resignation from the club citing a clause in his contract.
Messi's contract with Barcelona until next year. And according to another clause in it, if another club wants to buy Messi, they will have to pay 700 million euros for it. That's why Messi changed his mind about avoiding a legal battle and leaving the club for a year.
Lionel Messi, the uncrowned king of football, was disappointed and decided to leave the club after Barcelona's embarrassing 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in the 2019-20 Champions League. He later withdrew his decision to avoid a legal battle. It is believed that Messi's club Barcelona also failed to win the La Liga title this season.
Barcelona is the only club in Lionel Messi's career with which he has been associated for 19 consecutive years. Mr Barcelona, Messi was born on June 24, 1987, in the city of Rosario, Argentina. His father, George Macy, was a manager and footballer at a steel factory.
It would not be wrong to say that Messi is a born football player. When Macy was four years old, Tuan's grandmother, Celia, saw in him the potential to become a star footballer. Macy's grandmother was the only woman who wanted to see Macy become a successful footballer.
The little boy was first taken to football training at the local club Grandoli, where his grandmother encouraged Macy and he joined the Russian club Newell's Old Boys in 1994.
At the age of 10, Macy suffered a traumatic event. His grandmother Celia passed away and he suffered from physical development and hormonal problems. He was much shorter than his peers, but it was not up to his parents to treat Macy's disease. Authorities at the Rousseau Club Newell's Old Boys paid for Macy's treatment for three years, after which they refused to pay for his medical expenses.
Charlie Rex H, Barcelona's technical director, quoted Messi as saying that the 13-year-old's playing style in Argentina was similar to that of "legend Diego Maradona".
Without wasting any time, the director offered his parents that if the boy passed the trial, the club would arrange for his treatment and accommodation. In 2000, Macy came to Barcelona with his father. Macy's not only succeeded in his trial but also impressed with the performance of the technical directors.
He joined the Spanish football club Barcelona youth team in 2001, where he was treated as well as trained. This time was very difficult for them. They practiced during the day and were injected with hormone growth at night. The treatment lasted for three years and at the age of 16 he began to grow naturally.
In 2003, Messi joined Barcelona's "C team" and played five matches, leading the ball five times to the net and gaining the attention of club officials, and in 2004 he was promoted to Barcelona's "B team". was given. He continued his excellent performance for a year. In 2005, at the age of 18, he signed a contract with Barcelona as a "senior team player".
He has scored 444 goals in 485 appearances for Barcelona. Not only has he won four Champions League tournaments with Barcelona, but Messi also had the honor of being the best player in the world when he joined the same club. He has won the UEFA Champions League once, the UEFA Super Cup three times and the FIFA Club World Cup three times. Messi has played in four FIFA World Cups.
He played for Argentina in the 2006 World Cup Debuting, he scored the first goal against Serbia. His team's journey could not go beyond the quarter finals. In the quarter finals, the match between Germany and Argentina ended in a 1-1 draw and the match was decided on penalty kicks. Germany won 4-2. In the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Argentina lost 0-4 to Germany in the quarter-finals and was eliminated from the event. Messi was named captain of the national team at the 2014 World Cup.
He led Argentina to victory in round matches against Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iran and Nigeria but could not save the team from a 0-1 defeat at the hands of Germany in the decisive battle. He was declared the best footballer of the 2014 World Cup. He announced his retirement after losing the 2016 Copa Am کپrica Cup final against Chile.
He was also disappointed to miss penalty kicks in the match against Chile, but reversed his decision two months later. He announced his retirement from international football after the 2018 World Cup. He has won the Player of the Year award in 2009 and the Ballon d'Or three times in a row in 2010, 2011 and 2012.
Messi has been dubbed "New Maradona" but he has failed to bring national honors to the national team like legend Maradona. He has scored 70 goals in 138 matches.
The great player Messi decided to leave his football club Barcelona after 19 years. He sent a fax to the management in which he referred to the clause in his contract and demanded immediate leave from the club. Messi's contract with Barcelona until next year.
And according to another clause in it, if another club wants to buy Messi, they will have to pay 700 million euros for it. That's why Messi changed his mind about avoiding a legal battle and leaving the club for a year.
Relations between 33-year-old Lionel Messi and club officials began to deteriorate this year, following speculation that he would leave Barcelona, following last month's Champions League quarter-final defeat. Macy's was heartbroken.
Following the announcement of Barcelona's departure, English club Manchester City, French club Paris Saint-Germain and Italian club Juventus have expressed interest in buying Messi and are expected to join the club. Messi and Portuguese footballer Ronaldo are considered to be fierce rivals.
If Messi had been part of the Italian club, it would have been the first time that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo would have represented the same club instead of rival teams.