Messi, turned into Che Guevara (L'Instrument)


The viral cover of L'Equipe: Messi, Che Guevara of Barça

Published:31/03/2020 - 18:43h

Updated:31/03/2020 - 18:57h

After the conclusive communiqué of Messi in relation to the wages of the players and the stick to the directive of the Barça, in L'Instrument have compared him with Che Guevara

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It did several days that posed the need that the players of the FC Barcelona reduced a 70 percent the wage to be able to face up to the economic crisis that the Catalan entity -and the majority of clubs of the world- is suffering after the suspension of the competitions owing to the state of alarm by the fast propagation of the coronavirus.

This Monday, Leo Messi took the word and did it by means of the social networks, in which it published a communiqué in which it announced that the staff accepted said discount salarial but no without seeding the controversy owing to the 'stick' that the Argentinian star gave him to the directive, to which accused of presionar to the players in spite of that the disposal of the same to help always was total.

"A lot it has written and said on the first team of football of the FC Barcelona regarding the wages of the players during this period of State of Alarm. Before at all, we want to clear that our will always has been to apply a descent of the wage that perceive, because we understand perfectly that it treats of an exceptional situation and are the first that always have helped to the club when it has asked us . Even many times we have done it also by own initiative, in other moments that believed it necessary or important", began the communiqué.

After this criticism by what had said of the footballers, happened to the attack for recriminar to part of the directive the forms employed to treat the delicate situation. "It does not leave to surprise us that from inside the club there was the one who treated to put us under the lupa and tried to add us pressure to do something that we always had clear that would do. In fact, if the agreement has demorado some days is simply because we were looking for a formula to help to the club and also to his workers in these so difficult moments", affirmed.

The text published by the captain of the FC Barcelona did not happen unobserved neither by his his forcefulness neither by his solidarity and, in fact, made big showing in the media. Especially in the French newspaper 'L'Instrument', that dawned this Tuesday 31 March with a cover that gave the turn to the world, since it made a photomontage that did not take too much in doing viral.

In him, it appeared Leo Messi turned into Che Guevara, one of the big icons of the Cuban revolution. "Lionel Messi. Che of the Barça", titled the half French, standing out that the Barcelona captain led the negotiations for the discount salarial of the staff and publishing the iconic photography of Che Guevara taken in 1960 by the photographer Alberto Korda with the face of the '10'.

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