All reliable sources, including Italian journalist Fabrizio Romeo, confirmed Lionel Messi’s decision to play at the MLS club Inter Miami. In a recent interview, the World Cup winner broke his silence about Barcelona’s transfer.
Inter Miami has offered Lionel Messi an Inter Miami contract for four years with a salary per year of PS50million, club endorsements and sponsorships. The Argentine has accepted the offer, and will be moving to the United States of America soon.
In a recent interview, the World Cup winner said, “I won’t return to Barcelona. I will join Inter Miami.” Lionel Messi added, “I have decided to go Miami.” I haven’t finished it yet and there are still some missing pieces, but we have decided to continue our journey. .”
Lionel Messi was criticized by Barcelona fans for his decision to join Inter Miami. In the interview, Messi revealed everything he had to face. “On one hand, Barca was a bad feeling.” I was the bad guy and I didn’t enjoy that because it wasn’t the same. It’s for this reason that I would love to say goodbye in a proper way at some point …”
He continued, “My relationship to Barca still hurts me?” Just a little. Not being able say goodbye as much as I would like. As I believe I would have deserved. As I think the players mentioned deserved. I would have loved to leave that way .”
According to reports, Lionel Messi is expected to complete the final formalities at Inter Miami in the coming days and then move into the United States. The Argentine is expected to confirm his Inter Miami move on his social media accounts in the coming days.
In case you missed: Lionel Messi had decided to play for Inter Miami. The Catalan club honoured the decision of Messi.
Barcelona’s Instagram account wrote: “On June 5, Jorge Messi informed Club President Joan Laporta about the player’s decision to join Inter Miami despite being presented with a Barca proposal, taking into consideration the desire for both FC Barcelona as well as Lionel Messi to wear the blaugrana once again.”
The club also wrote that “President Laporta respected and understood Messi’s choice.” FC Barcelona wishes Lionel Messi all the best in his new professional phase .”