Barcelona threatens to take legal action against the Spanish newspaper that leaked details of Messi’s contract

Barcelona threatens to take legal action against the Spanish newspaper that leaked details of Messi’s contract
Barcelona threatens to take legal action against the Spanish newspaper that leaked details of Messi’s contract

A few days ago, the Spanish newspaper “El Mundo” revealed what conditions Lionel Messi demanded from “Barcelona” in 2020 in order to extend his contract with the Catalans. However, such news may cost the newspaper dearly if “Barcelona” goes to court.

“El Mundo” said that Messi wanted his ransom to be reduced to a symbolic 10,000 euros. euros, his and Luis Suarez’s families would be given private lodges, there would be guarantees of deferred wage payments and backdated commissions to his brother Rodrigo for his work as an agent.

Barcelona do not want their business discussed in public and have expressed their displeasure on their official website.

“Regarding the Barca Leaks published by El Mundo: Barcelona express their outrage at the deliberate leaking of information as part of a legal process. The club laments that the aforementioned media outlet boasts of having “access to numerous documents and emails” that are part of the Barcagate investigation. The use of said documents violates the club’s reputation and confidentiality. For this reason, in order to protect Barcelona’s rights, the club’s legal department is examining the legal measures that need to be taken.”

The so-called Barcagate investigation refers to the ongoing legal dispute over alleged third-party payments and smear campaigns against club legends by former president Josep Maria Bartomeu and the board of directors, who resigned in 2020. in October

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