Leo Messi not staying at FC Barcelona : See official statement

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Leo Messi not staying at FC Barcelona : See official statement
Leo Messi not staying at FC Barcelona : See official statement

In the most shocking news today, FC Barcelona have confirmed that Lionel Messi will not stay at the club. The club said that Messi and Barcelona reached an agreement but it cannot happen because of financial issue. Lionel Messi has been at Barcelona since his childhood. It will be a hear break for all football fans after hearing this news.

FC Barcelona issued the following statement on its social media account: 

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.

It would be very exciting to see where Lionel Messi will go. There are only a few clubs who have the financial means to sign a player like Messi.