Today, Lionel Messi and FC Barcelona agreed to a new deal that will keep the Argentine star with his longtime football club team through 2021 and according to a statement from the club, the buyout clause for the new deal was set at 700 million euros.
‘I’m happy to continue with the club, which is my home. My dream was to finish my career at Barça, and we are moving down that path” Messi told Barça TV.
He continued to say, “the objective is to continue achieving things, fill the club’s trophy cases and keep making history at Barça. We’ve been lucky enough to have won a great many things and I hope there will be more in the future.”
Josep Maria Bartomeu, the president of FC Barcelona said, ‘We are in luck with the Barça players. We continue to enjoy the best player in the history of football’.