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Florentino Pérez wanted to sign Messi: This was the Argentine's response

Published:15/10/2020 - 19:59h

Updated:16/10/2020 - 01:04h

Leo Messi, that carries all a life in the FC Barcelona, was tempted by the Real Madrid. Nevertheless, always it had clear that would not dress of white

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Florentino Pérez won the elections of his first stage like president of the Real Madrid promising the signing of Luis Figo, that until the year 2000 was the captain and star of the FC Barcelona. In 2013, it wanted to repeat the feat carrying to Santiago Bernabéu to Leo Messi, that then already was considered like the best footballer of the planet and was admired by the whole world.

The Real Madrid had to his disposal 250 million euros to pay the clause of rescission of Leo Messi, that in that moment was enciphered precisely in this figure. Nevertheless, in these circumstances, was the own player the one who had to give green light to the operation accepting the offer of the team madridista. But the Argentinian star, culé of heart, had very clear that that was not a possibility for his future.

Messi, a torment for the Real Madrid

On this spoke the Italian journalist Gianluca Gave Marzio, specialised in the market of signings​ of the world of the football, in the book 'Big Hotel Calciomercato', that has been published recently. In concrete, east took out to the light the answer that Leo Messi gave him to the emissaries of Florentino Pérez, that headed to he to treat of tantear his signing and to offer him a succulent proposal.

When they headed to Leo Messi, east was conclusive. "I do not go to go to the Real Madrid, are losing the time", went the answer, according to the book written by Gianluca Gave Marzio. In fact, the informations add that the forward of the FC Barcelona not even wanted to seat to listen the economic proposal of the white club that, then, was very succulent.

It is necessary to remember that 'Football-Leaks' desveló in 2018 that Florentino Pérez wanted to offer him to Leo Messi an agreement of eight years, with a net annual wage of roughly 23 million euros. A proposal that had jointed him with Cristiano Ronaldo but that finally remained in the forget, since the Argentinian always wanted to be still in the FC Barcelona.

Leo Messi thought in going of the FC Barcelona

This 2020 has not been the first year in which Leo Messi has thought in abandoning the FC Barcelona. Precisely by the dates in which Florentino Pérez launched to by him, the Argentinian also contemplated the option to abandon the Camp Nou, being also the Manchester City the main candidate. In spite of the mental exhaustion of the Argentinian, especially by the investigations by fiscal subjects, decided to remain.

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