FC Barcelona legend, Lionel Messi was in tears in a press conference to announce his departure from the club after 21 years.
According to Messi, he didn’t want to leave the club and agreed to a reduction in salary for his contract extension.
“I didn’t want to leave this club, it’s the club l love” he said.
According to reports, PSG are offering Messi a two-year deal worth £25m a year after tax with the option of a further year but Messi insists “nothing is confirmed”.
Watch a snippet of Messi’s press conference below;
😢 La emoción a flor de piel pic.twitter.com/GOVpOeBpoB— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona_es) August 8, 2021