At the end of February, a meeting between the pre of Lionel Messi (35 years old, 21 games and 13 goals in L1 this season), Jorge, and the president of his former club FC Barcelona, Joan Laporta, caused a lot of ink to flow. Indeed, the striker is coming to the end of his contract in June and is delaying longer at Paris Saint-Germain. However, according to the Catalan leader, there was not necessarily any question of a return of the Pulga to Bara during this interview.
« We met, yes. We talked about the situation, I congratulated him because Argentina won the World Cup. We talked about the tribute Leo, who has an extraordinary affection for Bara, but don’t make me talk more because he is at PSG and I want to respect him. apparently, this Tuesday in front of the media. In Paris, we saw each other (during The Best ceremony, editor’s note) . From afar, we changed looks. »
While claiming to hold them, Laporta therefore takes pleasure in reviving the rumors … But, according to the latest news, the trend would be good for an extension of the sevenfold Ballon d’Or in the capital (See here).