For the past several days, there were constant reports of a rift between Barcelona star striker lionel messi and the club.
Now that the matter has been resolved, Messi has decided to play until the agreement is over, keeping the club’s terms. Messi now agreed to play for Barcelona for the first time after the controversy.
He appeared on the field in a friendly match whereby the fans breathed a sigh of relief.
Striker lionel messi played a club friendly match with the team in the wake of preparations for La Liga on Saturday night after being linked with Spanish club Barcelona. Lionel Messicould not score a goal in the team’s 3–1 win against Tarragona and played the match for the first 45 minutes.
Ronalda Coman, the new manager of the team, did not give Luis Suarez and Arturo Vidal in the team in the match. Osane Dembele (3rd minute),
Antoine Griezmann (17th minute-penalty), Philippe Coutinho (51st minute-penalty) scored goals for Barcelona while Javi Benilla (30th minute) scored the only goal for Tarragona.