Football star, Lionel Messi is leaving Barcelona.
The Spanish football club announced in a post-Newshuntermag.com has seen.
The club explained that his exit is due to financial and structural obstacles.
This comes after Barcelona and Messi agreed and wanted to sign a new contract on Thursday, August 5, 2021.
“Leo Messi not staying at FC Barcelona.
Despite club and player reaching an agreement and their clear intention to sign a new contract today, this cannot happen because of financial and structural obstacles
Despite FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi having reached an agreement and the clear intention of both parties to sign a new contract today, this cannot happen because of financial and structural obstacles (Spanish Liga regulations).
“As a result of this situation, Messi shall not be staying on at FC Barcelona. Both parties deeply regret that the wishes of the player and the club will ultimately not be fulfilled.
FC Barcelona wholeheartedly expresses its gratitude to the player for his contribution to the aggrandisement of the club and wishes him all the very best for the future in his personal and professional life,” a post on Barcelona’s official Facebook page read.