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What’s Trending Today? A Topic Everyone Is Discussing – Lionel Messi

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Nowadays, social media is the go-to platform where one gets introduced to current trends. The major ongoing trending thing, which has been all the hype these past couple of days, is the departure of Lionel Messi from Barcelona. Messi, who is known to be one of the greatest footballers in the history of the world, seems to be going through a period of transition and change.

He has honored his club ever since he first joined Barcelona in the year 2000. At the age of 13, he started his journey with the club and has continued to do so graciously for decades up until now. Currently, due to a charade of reasons, he has decided to leave his club. While this might shock some people, most individuals are aware that this drama regarding the departure of Messi has been going on for more than a year now.

Lionel Messi’s Transition

As of now, the contract of Lionel Messi with FC Barcelona has expired. Furthermore, the President of FC Barcelona, Joan LaPorta, has stated in the press conference that Lionel Messi will no longer be able to play for the club. Currently, he is a free agent, and in some speculations, he is getting offers from the renowned French club Paris Saint-German (PSG) with a two-year deal worth 25m per year after tax. Understandably, his transfer news is breaking all over the internet.

Barcelona announced Messi would not continue at the club due to “financial and structural obstacles,” they were unable to fulfill a new contract with the player. He wanted to play for Barcelona, but the president and higher authorities were open to offering more contracts to make his years more valuable in Barcelona as it was getting expensive for them.

Messi Flooding the Internet with Emotions

A farewell news conference was arranged for him to give regards to the conference got extraordinarily emotional and ended up in tears stating that he did not want to leave the club. Still, the conditions forced him to do so.

Post his press conference for the audience of Spain bidding the adieu. There had been various secretive and mysterious posts spotted on different social media platforms by PSG. These posts would be slightly hinting at the arrival of a new player with no significant confirmation.

Future for Messi

While Messi must have received plenty of offers from other clubs worldwide, PSG struck a chord with him and eventually led him to accept the offer. The mysterious posts previously uploaded were now all cleared up.

PSG had an announcement to make that unveiled the hidden shadow of a player to be Lionel Messi in a dark blue football kit with the number 30 on his back. While it is true that Messi made mind gobbling records during his time with Barcelona, fans should not give up hope, for the road hasn’t come to an end for him. The success and magic of the game that comes with Lionel Messi can be witnessed even now, albeit in a different kit playing for a foreign country and club.

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