Fans of Spanish club Barcelona are struggling to come to terms with the departure of their legend Lionel Messi who will leave the club after 18 years.
The Catalan club released a stunning statement on Thursday night, August 5, stating that the Argentine will not continue with the outfit.
The blockbuster statement cited economic and structural obstacles as the reason for the decision as the club went further to thank the player, wishing him the best in the future.
In a clip sighted by SPORT bible, a fan was seen weeping profusely on the floor outside the club’s stadium while holding a Lionel Messi shirt.
SunSport reports that Barcelona fans across the world are not taking the news of Messi’s departure lightly, including this emotional streamer.
Hundreds of devastated Barcelona fans gathered outside of the Camp Nou shortly after the news emerged, with many just sitting on the curb, contemplating what life is going to be like without their star player.
In 778 games, Messi scored 672 goals and registered 305 assists for the Catalan giants since making his debut in October 2004.
Messi spotted with Neymar and his PSG teammates
Lionel Messi reunited with former Barcelona teammate Neymar Ibiza as well as three Prais Saint-Germain stars including Angel Di Maria, Marco Verratti and Leandro Paredes.
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