The Spanish club Barcelona issued an official statement denying its responsibility in leaking the contract of Argentine star Lionel Messi, indicating that he would take legal action against the Spanish newspaper “El Mundo”.
FC Barcelona categorically denies any responsibility for publishing its professional contract and will take legal action against “El Mundo”.
Looking at the information published today in the newspaper “El Mundo” regarding the professional contract signed between Barcelona FC and Lionel Messi, the club regrets that it was publicly disclosed because it is an exclusive private document governed by the principle of confidentiality between all parties.
FC Barcelona categorically denies any responsibility for publishing this document and will take appropriate legal action against El Mundo, due to the damage it may cause after this publication.
FC Barcelona expresses its full support for Lionel Messi, especially any attempt to tarnish his image and damage his relationship with the entity in which he was formed as a sportsman, to become the best player in the history of football.