Lionel Messi is leaving the Barcelona Football Club this week. There are new regulations in Spanish football that limit how much clubs can spend on their players. For this reason, Barcelona could not continue paying Messi his full salary in 2021.
Lionel Messi has won the ‘world’s best player’ award 6 times. He joined Barcelona Football Club when he was just 13 years old, he spent 21 years at the football club.
Out of all players, Messi has scored the most goals for Barcelona. He scored 682 goals for the club, and won 10 Spanish League titles for Barcelona.
Now Messi is looking for a new club. A lot of people expect him to transfer to a big football club like Paris Saint Germain, or Manchester City.
Club – A sports team.
Regulations – Rules.
Limit – A restriction on how much you can spend on something.
Out of all – Among all people in a group.
Transfer – Move jobs to a new country.
Expect – To predict something will happen.