For years it went well between Lionel Messi and FC Barcelona. But currently there is a crisis. Now the striker is not allowed to participate in the Champions League game in Kiev – the media speculate about an internal dispute.
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Superstar Lionel Messi is not allowed to be present on Tuesday (9 p.m.) at the Champions League match of the crisis-ridden FC Barcelona in Dynamo Kiev. Live ticker Chillreport) to travel. Dutch Barça coach Ronald Koeman assured that the Argentine professional footballer, like Frenkie de Jong, needed a break given the many matches. But “As” wrote about a “big bang”. The sports paper speculated there could be reasons other than just saving the main player.
Since the change prevented in the summer there were more doubts about Messi’s motivation. Ultimately, the world star’s performances were hardly reminiscent of earlier heydays. The 33-year-old performed shockingly poorly in the disappointing 1-0 draw against Atlético Madrid.
Lately there have been more differences between Messi and the club. One of the problems facing the club, which is in financial difficulties, is the demand that players forgo part of its millions of salaries.
“I’m getting tired of it”
On his return from World Cup qualifiers with the Argentina national team in South America, Messi’s anger erupted: “I’m tired of always being the problem at the club,” the star striker told journalists in Barcelona.
Besides Messi and de Jong, four other players will be missing in Kiev. Gerard Piqué, Sergi Roberto, Ansu Fati and Sergio Busquets have been posted according to Barça information.