"Club is more important than any one person": Emotional Lionel Messi on leaving Barcelona

An emotional Lionel Messi bid good bye to Barcelona fan as he said both the parties di everything possible, but Liga made it impossible.

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The rumors are over. Lionel Messi just spent his last few moments in Barcelona. He has said his last few words as Barcelona player. FC Barcelona concluded a final press conference for Messi to bid good bye to the fans. Though, it was emotional for Lionel Messi who spent 18 years at the club, was clear with his voice and answers.

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The Barcelona President has already cleared his thoughts on Lionel Messi leaving the club. Laporta said he was very convinced that they will be able to keep the Argentine player but the La Liga regulations made it impossible for the club and Messi.


Emotional Lionel Messi in the press conference. Image - Aljazeera

Club is more important than any one person.

Lionel Messi on leaving FC Barcelona.

While answering the reporters Messi said, "the club is more important than any one person and I agree with president Laporta."

"We did everything we could do. But the truth is that it was not possible for the contract to go on", Messi added.

Meanwhile, about joining PSG he has said that, "the picture I took and posted with Paris players was just a friendly photo with some friends on holiday."

The rumor of me wanting 30% more money is a lie. The club wanted me to have 50% less fee. I agreed. But, Liga situation made it impossible for both of us. We did everything we could do.

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As the reports asked Messi about his future goals, he replied, "I would like to win more trophies. I want to win a champions league."

"I will try to go to as close as Dani Alves who won more trophies than anyone. Dani is a very good friend of mine. I would love to win more trophies like him," Messi added.

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