Lionel Messi has criticized Barcelona president Joan LaPorte for suggesting he could have stayed at the club and played for pardon.
Six-era world performer of the year Messi left Barca for Paris St Germain in the summer as the Catalan giants struggled amid a financial crisis.
Messi had said he would receive a 50 per cent pay scratch in discussions more than a accumulation accord at the Noun Camp but a promise could not be reached.
Messi spent had spent all his club career at Barca in the future supervision away in the summer
Messi spent had spent all his club career at Barca by now leaving in the summer (Nick Potts/PA)
LaPorte future said he had been hoping Messi would present to conflict for nothing.
Speaking roughly his departure, Messi told Spanish newspaper Sport: The true is, as I explained gone I left, I did anything attainable to stay.
Never at any moment did they ask me to be in for within take hobby. They asked me to condense my salary by 50 per cent and I did it without any millstone. We were accepting the club more.
My hardship and that of my relatives was to stay in Barcelona. No one asked me to proceed for forgive but at the same period, the presidents words were inappropriate. It drive you mad because I don’t think there was any dependence to name that.
Its subsequently taking the ball off you and not cooperative the responsibility or taking stroke of things. That makes people think and generates all types of doubts that I don’t think I deserve.
Messi, 34, had spent all his professional career prior to his summer millstone at Barcelona.
He admits he misses the club and would in the way of mammal of to compensation in some gift one day.
The Argentina international said: I always said that I would idolize to acknowledge the club and be useful. I would high regard to be a sporting director at some want. I don’t know if it will perform Barcelona or not, or if it will be something else.
If there’s the unintentional, I would merged to to go pro and contribute what I can because its the club I flatter and I would hero worship them to save do its stuff proficiently, growing and bodily one of the best in the world.
Messi has every one a two-year understanding at PSG and, having now approved, says he is glad in the French capital.
He subsidiary: Now I am more relaxed, more granted in and, obviously, thinking very roughly anything I have here and what’s to arrive in a sporting and relatives prudence.
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