Leo Messi durante el PSG Troyes


Celta, a rival with the flavor of Messi's farewell

Published:10/05/2022 - 12:13h

Updated:10/05/2022 - 12:13h

After almost a season without Lionel Messi, there are still bad feelings in Barcelona because of the way he left the club. Nine months later, the Catalans will meet again at the Camp Nou with their last rival

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This Tuesday the Barça will receive in the Camp Nou to the Celtic of Vigo, the one who went the last rival of Lionel Messi with the elastic Barcelona. Everything occurred on 16 May 2021 in the party 778 of 'The Flea', to two days of the closing of campaign, in an afternoon for the forget. With the temple culé totally empty owing to the pandemia, anybody would imagine that that would be his last commitment, not even the own forward.

The Argentinian contested all the meeting and advanced the marker to the 27' minutes of party, after a centre of Sergio Busquets that reached to finish of head. This would be his so much number 672, what expanded even more the brecha like the footballer with more annotations in the history of the club. It did not celebrate it with alarde by the bad sportive situation that happened the team, although it did not take into account that this would be his last goal under the index card of the Barcelona.

However, only 10 minutes sufficed so that the Galicians equalised the actions. After a shot apparently inofensivo of Santi Mina, Gerard Hammered could not cover it and Marc-André ter Stegen remained anchored observing like the balloon crossed the line of goal. And here I do not finish everything. In the final part of the meeting, Clément Lenglet did expel and Martin Braithwaite failed the (2-1) that it could sentence the party.

Already to minutes of the end, again Santi Mina took advantage of the rebound of a shot to the crossbar of Augusto Solari to mark the target of the victory, what would extend even more the ordeal blaugrana. Precisely the forward celtiña will not be present in the duel of this Tuesday, andto that has been separated by the Celtic after the judicial sentence by sexual abuse that condemns him to four years of prison.

Of Barcelona to Paris

Precisely in the last date in front of the Eibar, Ronald Koeman decided to give him rest to Messi because the team no longer played at all. This left for the history that his last party like culé was a defeat to empty door in the Camp Nou, something unpresentable for a footballer cataloged like the best of all time. The worst would arrive three months afterwards, when the means of the club took out to the light the 'news of the year'.

By means of an official communiqué, the Barcelona announced the past 5 August that Read would not continue in the staff of the first team after 21 years in the institution. "In spite of having arrived to an agreement and with the intention to sign a new agreement, will not be able to formalise because of economic and structural obstacles", affirmed the entity. Weeks afterwards, the 'star' would finish linking with the Paris Saint-Germain until 2023.

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