As the new decade started, the world turned upside down, facing inevitable situations which no one had ever thought of and not a single day passed without any upsetting news.
Dropping another shock to the world and the fans of Spanish Football Club Barcelona, media agency CNN has reported about the legendary player Lionel Messi’s exit from the club. The news drove the Barcas crazy as they took to social media handles to express their grief over this announcement.
Post the reports broke out, Barcelona’s Carles Puyol shared a tweet on his Twitter account where he backed Messi’s decision and in Spanish wrote, “Respeto y admiración, Leo. Todo mi apoyo, amigo”, leaving the fans and followers of Barcelona with teary eyes.
Respeto y admiración, Leo. Todo mi apoyo, amigo.
— Carles Puyol (@Carles5puyol) August 25, 2020
As the social media is flooded with emotional write ups, talking about Leo’s journey in Barcelona, the President of Catalonia, Quim Torra i Pla, tweeted directly to the Argentina player and said that Catalonia will always be his home as he thanked the great footballer for spending years in the Football club and showing a good time.
Catalunya serà sempre casa teva. Moltes gràcies per tots aquest temps de felicitat i d’un futbol extraordinari. Hem tingut la sort de compartir uns anys de les nostres vides amb el millor jugador del món. I un noble esportista No t’oblidarem mai. Leo Messi, Creu de Sant Jordi. pic.twitter.com/Ojev577MoE
— Quim Torra i Pla (@QuimTorraiPla) August 25, 2020
The Argentine National footballer and Barcelona’s captain, Lionel Messi, started his soccer career in Barcelona at the age of 13 and debuted at the age of 17 in the same club. The GOAT has spent two decades of his football career in Barcelona and has brought numerous accolades to the club as he rose to success.