Press reports reveal that Barcelona is still benefiting economically from its former Argentine star. Lionel MessiDespite the club’s failure to renew its star contract, which expired last June, he left the Catalan side for the French side Paris Saint-Germain in the transfer market last summer.
The Spanish newspaper “AS” also said that Barcelona were trying to use Argentine star Lionel Messi to get out of its economic crisis by selling shirts at a higher price to his signature player.
The newspaper added that the Catalan club’s shops were selling Argentine play shirts for 1170 euros and the captain’s armband for 643 euros.
Messi left Barcelona during Mercado last summer after failing to renew the Barcelona player’s contract after spending most of his football career with the Catalan club.
In another scenario, the Argentine star, Paris Saint-Germain player Lionel Messi, got off to a disappointing start to the current season 2021-2022 with PSG after joining him last summer transfer season from Barcelona, Spain.
The British newspaper, The Sun, reported that Messi had the worst score of his career between the start of the season and Christmas, as the Argentine star scored just six goals in the 16 games he played. Paris Saint-Germain shirt this season.
Messi has scored five goals in five Champions League appearances this season, including one in 11 appearances in the French league.
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