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An April Fool's joke makes Leo Messi sign for Manchester United

Published:3/04/2020 - 12:06h

Updated:3/04/2020 - 14:10h

The football break has greatly encouraged social networks, where every day the future of world stars is discussed. An April Fool's joke of the journalist Luis Omar Tapia made Leo Messi sign for Manchester United

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The crisis of the coronavirus has left touched to the world of the football, but from does weeks the activity is frantic in the social networks. While the authorities decide when will put end to the confinement and will go back the parties that are slopes to recover, the fans entretiente with a road of direct communication with the footballers, that has showed that it also can play some that another bad past.

The past Wednesday, numerous followers carried a fright with the announcement of the signing of Leo Messi by the Manchester United. The one of Rosario is engaged with the FC Barcelona and does not have thought to change of airs in spite of some recent discussion, but the journalist Luis Omar Wall decided to take advantage of the circumstances and play it with a peculiar celebration that generated debate during several hours.

The Chilean launched this peculiar message like his prank of the day of the innocent, also known as 'April Fool's Day' in numerous European countries and Americans. Although in Spain and hispanoamérica this celebration corresponds to 28 December, in United States and other regions takes place on 1 April. Until the internauts did not situate , there was an explosion of comments speaking of the subject.

The member of 'Univisión Sports' knew to play very well his letters, since it gave the just details so that the suspicion was the most realistic possible. His message ensured that the '10' had signed a precontrato by three years and enciphered the traspaso in 130 million dollars. Besides, even it allowed the luxury to aim that there would be reunion with Pep Guardiola, although this would produce in the derbi with the Manchester City.

One of the tracks that received the fans was that the text mentioned knowingly the date, what did that some detected the cheat immediately: "*Urgent- Agreement between Messi and Manchester. The Flea has precontrato by 3 years. Messi said is the best form to pay him to the Barça in this difficult moment. It estimates the pass is of 130 Millions USD. Messi sees again with Pep, in the classical - Dressed of Red. (Abril- 1-2020)".

The Barça prepares the renewal of Messi

Although his agreement only has validity by some months more, the Barça fía of the word of Messi and already prepares his renewal. The option of the crack to activate his clause of freedom in the summer 2020 has caused some doubts, but recently the forward scared them ensuring that it does not have foreseen to do the cases and that wishes to follow winning titles with the Barcelona T-shirt. His only condition is that it wants to feel backed by a competitive project, so before hanging the boots, is foreseen that the canterano rubrique a new agreement with the club.

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