ionel Messi broke down in tears as he addressed a farewell press conference with FC Barcelona on Sunday.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports the Spanish La Liga giants and their super star player recently parted ways.
The club cited league regulations for the end of an era of the 6-time Ballon d’ Or winner with the Catalan side.
“Last year when I sent the burofax, I was convinced. But this year, no,” Messi said in tears.
He added: “I was convinced with my family that we were going to stay here, in our home, what we wanted most. But today I have to say goodbye.
“This is the most difficult moment of my career, no doubt. I’ve had many difficult, hard moments, many defeats, but then you could return to training and get revenge.
“Now I cannot return, my time at this club is over. So it is the most difficult moment, yes”.
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Lionel Messi received a standing ovation as he bid an emotional farewell to Barcelona 🥺
(via FC Barcelona)
Posted by ESPN FC on Sunday, 8 August 2021