Leo Messi has received a totally unexpected proposal from Argentina.
At the end of his contract at Barça since Thursday, Lionel Messi received an uninhibited approach from Argentina’s Newell’s Old Boys club of Newell as the superstar’s childhood club suggested he join him after his contract with expired. Barcelona.
Messi became a free player when his Camp Nou contract expired at midnight on Wednesday, and it was shortly after the click hit 12 in Argentina when Newell played for the 34-year-old forward.
“Hi Leo, are you there? In Argentina, it’s just July 1st … [RQui ne tente rien n’a rien]Newell tweeted.
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Argentina’s leaders issued the thinly veiled invitation to Messi to join them in Argentina at midnight on Wednesday night, adding a photo of the player with Newell’s jersey on his back.
It was a photo taken when Messi paid a moving tribute to Diego Maradona, who briefly played for the Argentine club in the 1993-94 season. Messi idolized Maradona and he wore Newell’s 1993-94 edition jersey, wearing his hero’s number 10, under his Barcelona jersey for a game against Osasuna following Maradona’s death last November.
Messi played in Newell’s youth system for a while before moving to Barcelona in 2001.