Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi

El Mudo in their newspaper published that Messi’s four-year contract was worth a possible 555,237,619 euros until 30 June, 2021.

This means the world best player Lionel Messi would be receiving up to £123m a season.

The spain team, FC Barcelona denied “any responsibility for the publication of this document”.

Barcelona said in a statement that they “regret” its publication, adding: “FC Barcelona categorically denies any responsibility for the publication of this document, and will take appropriate legal action against the newspaper El Mundo, for any damage that may be caused as a result of this publication.

“FC Barcelona expresses its absolute support for Lionel Messi, especially in the face of any attempt to discredit his image, and to damage his relationship with the entity where he has worked to become the best player in the world and in football history.”

There is an uncertainty between the club and himself to leave or to remain in the club since his contract will end at the end of the season.