Lionel Messi celebrated Argentina’s triumph within the Copa America last Saturday with a profane Instagram submit.
Argentina gained its fifteenth Copa America title — and its first since 1993 — with a 1-0 victory over host and archrival Brazil in Rio de Janeiro.
The victory was an emotion-charged expertise for Messi, who claimed his first worldwide trophy in his fifth last together with his nation. In an Instagram submit of him posing with the Copa America trophy after the match, Messi expressed his emotions about profitable the event, writing in Spanish: “We’re the champions, the c— of your mom.”
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Messi had an enormous affect on Argentina profitable the Copa America, gathering the participant of the event award alongside Brazil’s Neymar and profitable the Golden Boot with 4 objectives, together with free kicks towards Chile and Ecuador.
The following step for Messi will likely be confirming his membership future, with the famous person presently a free agent after his contract with Barcelona expired at first of the month.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta claims “all the pieces is on monitor” as he expresses his optimism that Messi, who has been linked with the likes of Manchester Metropolis and Paris Saint-Germain, will likely be staying put.
Barca is determined for its captain and talisman to decide to a brand new contract that may see him add to the 21 years he has already spent in Spain with the Catalan giants.
Laporta and his most trusted executives, Ferran Reverter and Mateu Alemany, have been engaged on a two-year extension for Messi, though monetary points proceed to maintain important progress from being made on a deal.
It has been revealed that the Liga giants are €1.2 billion (£1.1 billion/$1.5 billion) in debt, which is making life tough relating to negotiating new contracts and getting recent faces on board.
The principle subject with the Messi contract, nevertheless, is the wage restrict that has been imposed on Barca by La Liga, which makes it unimaginable for the membership to comply with a cope with the 34-year-old that’s consistent with his expectations.