Lionel Messi Becomes Free After 20 Years From Barcelona’
Top rated international soccer player Lionel Messi is a free agent after playing for 20 years with Barcelona.
Messi’s three-year-contract with Barcelona expired at midnight on Thursday, leaving him with the choice of extending it or signing for another team on a free transfer.
The Athletic understands that he remains in advanced negotiations with Barcelona over a new contract.
Messi, 34, tried to leave Barcelona last summer but had his transfer request rejected.