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Messi stays at Barcelona: «I would never go to trial against the club of my life»
The soap opera is over. Ten days of threaten the club with a burofax Announcing his intention to unilaterally terminate his contract, he has backed down and has decided to stay with the Barça team until June 30. Although in the last hours, the soccer player, advised by his father, has tried to find an agreed solution, has been tied hand and foot due to the legal doubts that accompany the draft of the link with the club and that could take him before the Courts. The decision, which was already announced by the “TyC” channel, very close to the footballer’s family, came in the form of a video.
Messi’s attacks on Bartomeu: “There is no project and there is nothing”
There is no doubt, reading the interview of Leo Messi, of whom he considers the most guilty of wanting to leave Barça. The Argentine star directly accuses Josep Maria Bartomeu to mislead him all year long by assuring him that at the end of this season he could decide whether or not to leave. In addition, it makes him responsible for the sports drift of Barça in recent years.
Two positives before the Italian Grand Prix
The FIA (International Automobile Federation) and the Formula One organization announced this Friday that, out of 5,704 covid-19 tests carried out during the seven days prior to the Italian Grand Prix, the eighth of the F1 World Championship, only there have been two positive cases.
The clause to which Messi could not cling
“I agreed to Messi’s contract and the burofax and this couldn’t go very far,” he said this Thursday Toni Freixa, jurist and candidate for the presidency of Barcelona in a radio station, adding to the interpretation that the League made of the agreement signed between the club and the footballer and that dismantled the arguments of the lawyers of Cuatrecases. The lawyers hired by the Argentine based their defense on clause 184.108.40.206. and they interpreted that this annulled the obligation to pay the 700 million with which their freedom was assessed. «This compensation will not apply when the termination of the contract by unilateral player decision take effect from the end of the 2019-20 sports season, “they pointed out at noon.
One more campaign in a broken locker room
Although Leo Messi will not have excessive problems to reverse the doubts and the bad image that he may have aroused in the fans after his serious attempt to leave BarcelonaYou must convince your teammates that you are ready to lead the team and become the cornerstone of Ronald Koeman’s project. Beyond the debate on whether the Argentine should keep the captain’s armband given the loss of faith in the team that his father confessed to Bartomeu last Wednesday, Messi will have to agglutinate to a changing room in regeneration and in which he has lost two of his basic pillars: Luis Suárez and Arturo Vidal, who do not enter into the plans of the Dutch coach and are looking for a way out, although some information hinted that the Uruguayan could stay in an attempt by the Catalan club of please the Argentine.
Tour de France: Van Aert achieves his second victory also at sprint
The Belgian Wout van aert (Jumbo Visma) shone again by signing a sprint double on the seventh stage of the Tour de France between Millau and Lavaur, of 188 kilometers, in which the British Adam Yates retained the yellow jersey and a fan ventilated 1.20 minutes to two favorites : the Spanish Mikel Landa and the Slovenian Tadej Pogacar.