The labor commitment that the Argentine star signed with the Blaugrana club in 2017 came to an end at the end of this Wednesday in Spain
Officially, Lionel messi He was left without a contract and is no longer a player of the Barcelona, since its link with the Catalan club expired this Wednesday at 11:59 am in Spain, 5:00 pm in Mexico City.
This June 30, the contract that the Argentine and the Barcelona team renewed in 2017 was terminated, which left him an assured fortune of more than 500 million euros, this according to an investigation carried out by the newspaper The world.
While the Barcelona Y Josep Maria Bartomeu, president of the club, are working hard to get the permanence of Messi, the signature of the South American, who is with his selection in the Copa America, has not yet reached. And is that the priority for Bartomeu is that the ’10’ stays a couple of years with the culé team.
Despite everything, the Spanish team hopes to reach an agreement and thus be able to announce the continuity of the player without problems, before the Argentine can freely negotiate his arrival at another club.
The term of the contract has bad news for both parties, since if the star is injured during the America Cup, the AFA (Argentine Football Association) will bear the costs of your treatment. By the Barcelona, the club cannot sell jerseys or take any action related to the name of Messi.
The player signed his first professional contract with Barcelona in 2005 and since then he has not worn the shirt of any other club. Up to now, Messi accumulates 778 games and 672 goals with the Blaugrana jacket. In addition, the star has won four Champions League and 10 LaLiga titles among other triumphs.
Important clubs with a large capital have tried to seduce the Argentine. PSG and Manchester City have made, on more than one occasion, attempts to count on their services; however, from Spain there are versions that Messi and the Barcelona they will reach a new agreement.