Then, towards the end of the 19/20 season, he saw what effects it would have Barcelona’s gradual loss of competitiveness, and warned that what they were doing was not going to hit the goals, no one in Barcelona gave him a bigger ball. When the league was lost and arrived the catastrophic exit from the Champions League, with a very humiliating 8-2, you could smell in the air that Leo Messi closed his beautiful cycle in the club. They also didn’t believe much of him until he tried to enforce a clause to leave, which we’ll never know if he had legal backing: you know, Barcelona took the tanks to the streets to announce a fight he didn’t want to give.
So it was that he stayed while they shot their friends and henchmen, Lucho Suárez and Vidal. And so it goes this sinister semester, in which the club are worst start to tournament in over 30 years, and he unfortunately wanders around a team whose role in Cádiz’s second goal was this Saturday a symbol of the crumbling empire.
Barsa, the city, LaLiga who had pulled their claws force him to continue with the blaugranaThey can already understand that Messi was right when he wanted to leave. And keep stretching this grotesque, harassing him at the airport when he returns from playing for Argentina, or explaining, just like the manager Carles Tusquets a few days ago it should have been sold.
Messi had good reasons for leaving Barcelona (Reuters / Jon Nazca).
Messi is Messi, and with a Martian like this one can never be ruled out that the Champions League is the fuel for it rub the lamp of the ghost again.
But in his adopted Catalan homeland they don’t seem to know what else to do to make him feel uncomfortable and his friend Neymar calls him from Paris. To PSG, to Guardiola’s City, or who knows if there is a hidden surprise: everything indicates that Leo, relentlessly, will sooner than later leave where he is almost no longer.