Departure of Messi: "Barça is no longer competitive, it's a reality"

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Lionel Messi, Argentine striker of FC Barcelona, ​​July 8, 2020. Albert Gea / Reuters

By: Clémentine Pawlotsky

Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi, still under contract with FC Barcelona until June 30, 2021, communicated to the club this Tuesday by registered mail that he wanted "unilaterally" to terminate his contract. The Argentine ended his love affair with Barça and the announcement caused an earthquake on the football planet. To talk about it, Chérif Ghemmour, journalist at So Foot and consultant to the magazine Radio foot internationale on RFI. 


Chérif Ghemmour is also the author of Messi, the extraterrestrial , published by Saltimbanque.

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