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I don't know the exact ins and outs, but I have read more than once about some law in Spain that prevents paycuts greater than 50%, which still wouldn't have allowed Barca to sign him up due to their wage bill, and prevented him from staying on a tiny wage.
I did also read that as he had gone out of contract a new deal would see him as a new signing, and as such he wouldn't be able to be registered, like the rest of their new signings. But if that's true then surely whatever wage he was willing to take wouldn't be a paycut as it's an entirely new deal?
Anyway, lots of different information out there about it, but I did get the impression that it wasn't simply his choice to leave, if he had priced himself out of staying then would the club have given him such a fond send off, press conference etc?
No tax cheat for crypto money in France . They fixed it recently .Yes, because the club want to force La Liga's hand and remove restrictions so they can go back to spending whatever the fuck they want. So it's in their interests to play along with the narrative that its the big bad league execs that are forcing Messi out.
People forget that he tried to force his way out to get to City and their dodgy oil money 12 months ago. He's a tax cheat now being paid partially in crypto...wonder why?! Messi is as grubby as the rest of them, he's just benefitted from great PR propaganda.
You are kidding, right? Serie A a challenge?I guess PSG guarantees CL football, but it's still very disappointing. I love Messi and can't stand Ronaldo, but the latter at least went to a competitive league that represented a challenge.
why would messi leave barcelona up until last few years though? he was part of the best side ever.I guess PSG guarantees CL football, but it's still very disappointing. I love Messi and can't stand Ronaldo, but the latter at least went to a competitive league that represented a challenge.
Barca, announces that Gerard Piqué, has accepted a substantial reduction in salary, in order to allow Barcelona to register in time Memphis Depay, Eric Garcia and Rey Manaj.
The 3 will be on the field tomorrow, in the first match of the Catalan Liga.
Juve had won the previous 7 consecutive Scudetto prior to his joining.I guess PSG guarantees CL football, but it's still very disappointing. I love Messi and can't stand Ronaldo, but the latter at least went to a competitive league that represented a challenge.
Ronaldo fined €18.8m over tax evasionBarca have paid Messi 470m since 2017 - no wonder they’re broke
Yet the tax dodging little rat still wants more and went for PSG’s millions. He won’t even spend 1/50th of his wealth while being alive. Joke cunt - disgrace to the game and younger generation.