Lionel Messi: Social media reaction to Barcelona legend’s transfer request

25 August 2020 0 By Total Football News
Lionel Messi made his debut for Barcelona in 2004

Lionel Messi leaving Barcelona?

For so long, the idea seemed unthinkable. But on Tuesday he told the club he wants out.

Sixteen years on from his debut, the 33-year-old is eyeing the exit door.

As ever, the reaction on social media was instant.

Former Barca defender Carles Puyol offered his backing to his former team-mate, writing on Twitter: