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Complete chronology: Like this it produced the goodbye definite of Leo Messi of the Barça

Published:5/08/2021 - 20:36h

Updated:5/08/2021 - 21:46h

It does less than a year, Leo Messi sent a burofax to the FC Barcelona to communicate him his intention to leave . Now, finally the Argentinian has said goodbye to the club of his life

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The history of Leo Messi in the FC Barcelona has come to an end. This Thursday, the club issued a communiqué confirming that the Argentinian left to be, officially, player of the Barcelona discipline. The economic problems of the club have played a key paper and, after months of negotiations, have not achieved the ideal formula to inscribe to the footballer of 34 years in the staff of face to the season 2021-2022.

In a brief communiqué, the club desveló the reason of the exit of 'The Flea': "Apesar to have arrived to an agreement between the FC Barcelona and Leo Messi and with the clear intention of both parts to sign a new agreement in the day of today, will not be able to formalise because of economic and structural obstacles (rule of LaLiga Spanish)", aimed. It is a true vase of cold water for the barcelonismo, that expected that this Thursday oficializara the continuity of Messi.

It is necessary to trace back until 25 August 2020 to find the big attempt of Leo Messi to leave of the Barça. In this opportunity, few days after the humiliation in front of the Bayern Munich (2-8), the Argentinian sent a burofax communicating him to the club that had the intention to go although it subtracted him a year of agreement. Messi alleged that had right to resolve unilaterally his bond with the Barcelona.

By the 'bad', Josep María Bartomeu forced to 'The Flea' to remain . The club communicated him that it was not something viable because the deadline so that it announced this decision had been on 10 June and the date already had happened. However, there was a big annoyance because from the surroundings of Messi considered that, with the pandemia, the term of had retarded, as everything in the world... But in the club the decision was distinct and like this forced to Messi to remain because, if they did not pay the 700 million euros of his clásula, could not leave.

Messi remained in the City Condal practically against of his will and without renewing his agreement. From 1 January 2021 it was free to negotiate his future but left clear that went to take a decision when it finish the season. The intention of the Argentinian was to focus in the sportive appearance and did not want to think in his future, but with the exit of Bartomeu and company his continuity was 'ensured'.

The arrival of Joan Laporta

The beginning of the second stage of Joan Laporta like president of the club approached to the Argentinian more to take the decision to remain , but has not been sufficient. From the club had decided first do an economic audit for afterwards offer him an agreement... This carried to that darse that the situation was more than complicated, by what assumed that the discount salarial of the Argentinian went to be drastic.

The true is that the time happened and the Barça did not achieve to seal the renewal of Messi before 30 June, date in which it won the agreement that linked to both parts, but from the club there was total tranquility and more than once Joan Laporta heaved the voice to affirm that 'The Flea' went to remain , like part of his electoral promise. All has carried until the last week, when Leo finalised his holidays and was 'hover' to sign his agreement, but has been all the contrary.

It expected , in fact, that this Thursday did the announcement, but an information of the newspaper 'MARK' lit the alarms and the club has confirmed the worst news some hours afterwards. Justo inl to night of this Wednesday, was 'safe' that Messi went to sign an agreement by five seasons and 50% less than his wage. Now, it has left to be player of the FC Barcelona and will be able to assume a new challenge to sportive level far of the club of his life.

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