I thought Barcelona was going to build a new statue for Messi, but what happened yesterday, I was a little bit disappointed. Other clubs don't treat legends like that. When you look at history, he won so many La Liga trophies for them. The same player scored 91 goals in a year for the club.
It was an emotional Re-union for Barcelona players and former striker Luiz Suarez as they squared up at camp Nou last night.Luiz Suarez left Barcelona earlier this season and joined Atletico Madrid, in his time at Barcelona he won trophies, thrilled supporters but more especially he made lots of friends.
Leo Messi gave his final press conference at camp Nou on Sunday 8 August, it was indeed an emotional and a heartbreaking one. During the final farewell speech, he revealed that he wanted to stay at Barçelona, he was really convinced that he will stay, which was the plan, sadly he has to say his goodbyes after spending his entire life there.
1. Group E: The first game that was played in group E yesterday was between Barcelona and Bayern Munich. Bayern Munich who went into the game as favourite to defeats Barcelona, comfortably defeated them by 3 goals to nothing at the camp Nou stadium, all thanks to Thomas Muller who scored the opening goal for Bayern Munich last night.
Lionel Messi's future at Fc Barcelona is still hanging on a balance at least till the end of the season.The Barcelona captain has expressed his desire to leave Nou camp to somewhere else but has to change his mind to stay at least for now.
FC Barcelona have a stellar reputation as one of the greatest clubs in the world. Of course, a huge chunk of credit goes to the phenomenal players who have played for the club, but La Masia, the famous youth academy of Barca, deserves a worthy mention for the world-class talent it has churned out in the recent years.
Compiling a list of great players that played for one of the best teams in the world like Barcelona takes a great deal of effort especially sifting through every player that ever wore the Barcelona jersey. Here I have decided to compile my own list of 7 greatest players that ever played for Barcelona from 1990- present day .
Barcelona left it late in their La Liga must win match today against Real Valladolid, as they won 1-0 at camp Nou thanks to Ousmane Dembele's stunner in the 90th minute.
The story of Lionel Messi finally leaving Barcelona after 18 years is still making the rounds and is the most talked-about currently in the football world. The Argentine forward was set to sign a new five-year contract, but the deal didn't pull through. Many didn't see this departure coming.
Argentina legendary attacker Lionel Messi was in tears as he says goodbye to Barcelona at his farewell press conference held on Sunday after spending 21 years with the Catalans giant. The Argentina national team captain, Lionel Messi couldn't hold back his tears after receiving a standing ovation in his Final Barcelona press conference to announce his exit from the Club after 23-years.
Just over a decade ago, Barcelona was on top of the world. The Catalan side was the best team in the world and was untouchable. The team won all the trophies on offer, yet it was not just about winning trophies. The football was out of this world.
Barcelona are working towards strengthen their squad when transfer window re-opens, as they have been linked with a move for some quality players in recent times.However, the Catalan giants are willing to strengthen their midfield line when transfer window re-opens, as they are reportedly keeping close tabs on young talented Portuguese player who is currently on loan at Granada.
Barcelona fans worldwide have been having doubts on their key player, leo Messi's future with the club and also one of the star man Antoine Griezmann. The fans are waiting to hear from the club about the future of these players and would not want to loose this duo in the upcoming season.
The month of March will surely be a deciding month for the Catalan giants as they'll play a lot of games that will determine their chances of lifting a silverware this season.
Lionel Messi said at his farewell press conference that he couldn't win another trophy in the competition because he lost to two teams in the semi-finals. He said that he would have liked to have won the European Cup.The two teams he mentioned are Chelsea and Liverpool. Messi who ended is 21years stay at Barcelona, a club that made become perhaps the greatest footballer of all time, had an emotional press conference to confirm his exit.
Due to "economic and structural obstacles" Lionel Messi will leave Barcelona. Messi is expected to renew his contract with Barcelona after becoming a free agent at the end of last season. But the club's poor financial situation means that they cannot bring back their best players under the wage restrictions in La Liga.
Recently, Messi was a free agent after his contract with Barcelona expired. Sources have confirmed to ESPN that the Catalan club and Lionel have reached an agreement for the forward to sign a new five years deal. Sources added that the Catalan giant has also accepted a wage cut to prolong his stay at the club.
Barcelona fans were seen outside camp Nou in tears and confused as their hero and legend is set to leave the club after Barcelona board confirmed he will not be part of the club. Lionel Messi who has contributed a lot to Barcelona and has won 35 trophies in Barcelona is now set to leave the team.
The era of Lionel Messi at Barcelona have finally come to an end due to "financial and structural obstacles" which hindered the renewal of his contract, after a two-decade spell at the club. Photo credit: Google. Barcelona will definitely find it tough to replace Messi with a player of any calibre, but they will definitely fill in his shoes at the club.
Barcelona will endeavour to return to winning ways in La Liga when they welcome relegation candidates Elche to Camp Nou for Wednesday evening's showdown.