Star football player Lionel Messi got emotional during his farewell ceremony for Barcelona on Sunday and said he was not ready to leave the club. Messi started crying even before he began speaking at his farewell ceremony at the Camp Nou stadium. The Argentine legend’s deal with the Spanish club expired in June this year. Since then there was speculation about his future. Although it was believed that a new deal would be settled between the two with the changed terms, the club confirmed on Thursday that Messi could not sign a deal with the club. With this, the journey of both of them came to an end.
Messi described his sudden break with the club as the “toughest” moment of his career. In his farewell speech, he said that after so many years, it is very difficult for him after living here for the rest of his life. They weren’t ready for it. During this, Messi’s family and some of his fellow players were present at Camp Nou. Messi has refrained from speaking specifically about his future, saying that he has received offers from several clubs after announcing his departure from the Catalan club.
As the latest football news reports It is rumored that Leo Messi is close to joining Paris Saint Germain where he would meet his old teammate Neymar. When his contract was not confirmed he was heavily linked to Manchester City and PSG. But now Man City has withdrawn their interest and has stated that the 34-year-old prolific goalscorer is not in their plans.
Messi joined the Catalan club when he was a teenager and spent almost two decades with it. He made his debut in 2004 at the age of 17. Then played 17 seasons with the main team. He helped the club win the Champions League four times, the Spanish League 10 times, the Copa del Rey seven times, and the Spanish Super Cup eight times. Messi is Barcelona’s highest goalscorer with 672 goals. He has played 778 matches for the club, which is also a record.