The leader of the team Argentina football Lionel Messi doesnt want to sign a new contract with the Spanish football club “Barcelona”, says the newspaper Marca.
According to the publication, the decision of 29-year-old Argentinian took last summer, while on vacation. Since then he has only strengthened in their intentions, discussed it with his father and another Trustee.
Messi announced his decision to the President of “Barcelona” Josep bartomeu, who asked the player to calm down and reconsider.
This does not exclude a variant in which the player can leave the Blaugrana until the end of the term of the contract, calculated up to June 2018. Under the agreement, the amount of compensation for Messi 250 million euros.
Earlier it was reported that Barcelona could not extend the contract with the Argentine striker on more favorable terms, as it did recently, the leader of real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo, as experiencing problems with the implementation of financial fair play principle.
Lionel Messi plays in the system of Barcelona from the age of 13 and held in the Spanish club his entire professional career. In the composition of the Catalans eight times he won the championship of Spain on football, and four times became the winner of the Champions League. Five times Messi has won the award for best player of the year “Golden ball”.