How LaLiga Reacted As Lionel Messi Confirms Barcelona Departure—-The Campeonato Nacional de Liga de Primera División, popularly known as LaLiga has reacted to the departure of Lionel Messi from Barcelona Football Club after he appeared at his final press conference on Sunday.
The Genius Media Nigeria reports that the Spanish football league authority paid tribute to Messi for his contribution while playing top flight football in LaLiga in the last 21 years.
During that time, he scored 672 times in 778 games for Barcelona.
The 34-year-old leaves as both the club’s record appearance maker and top goal scorer.
During the press conference, Messi broke down in tears as a Barcelona player as he confirmed that a move to Paris Saint-Germain “is a possibility”.
Messi became a free agent upon the expiration of his contract at Barca in June, and the club confirmed on Friday that they have been unable to tie him down to a new deal due to “financial and structural obstacles”
“We made history together. It’s been a matter of pride to see you become a legend. Thanks, Leo Messi,” LaLiga wrote on social media.
Messi is widely expected to undergo medicals with Paris Saint-Germain early this week.
He will then put pen to paper on a two-year deal with an option for one more.