Xavi Hernández and Carles Puyol in a conference


Xavi, Puyol and Eto'o's reaction to Messi's statement

Published:30/03/2020 - 17:16h

Updated:30/03/2020 - 17:16h

Xavi Hernáncez, Carles Puyol and Samuel Eto’o, mythical former footballers of FC Barcelona, ​​applauded the statement of the current Barcelona team, in which the 70% reduction in their wages was confirmed

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This Monday to the midday, Leo Messi, captain of the FC Barcelona, has published in his social networks a communiqué in which it announced that the players of the first Barcelona team accessed to recess the wage a 70 percent to help to the Catalan entity after the economic impact in the football. A communiqué that was reproduced by more footballers of the staff afterwards that the Argentinian published it.

The communiqué of the Argentinian star had good received by part of the barcelonismo, that applauded the gesture of the players and, in concrete, also by part of ancient legends of the first team of the Barça. Xavi Hernáncez, Carles Puyol and Samuel Eto'or, mythical footballers culés that shared changing room with a lot of members of the current changing room, applauded the gesture and the communiqué.

The ex captain Xavi was one of the first in pronouncing in favour of the players: "Very big all. Congratulations. Exemplary as always". Another legend like Puyol, that also went captain during a lot of years, also answered: "Proud of all you". Eto'Or also answered to Messi with admiration: "What big, Leo. Bravo to all the team".

It is necessary to remember that the Managerial Board of the FC Barcelona, in spite of carrying an important stick in the communiqué, also wanted to appreciate the festo of the footballers by the discount salarial. "The club wants to appreciate the implication of his professional sportsmen in front of a so exceptional situation like the generated as a result of this sanitary emergency", communicated.

Like this it was the pulla of the staff to the club

During the last weeks, several media have published that the footballers did not agree with the measures of limitation salarial that wanted to impose the FC Barcelona after the economic impact by the sanitary crisis. In the communiqué of the players criticise the pressures of the board to access to this discount, something that the players affirm that at all times they were had to do.

"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", explained the communiqué.

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