Jorge Messi, father of Leo Messi (34 years old), arrived in Barcelona this Sunday, specifically at the private flight terminal at El Prat de Llobregat airport. As he emerged from the exit gate, he was accosted by various insiders and fans before he took a car to his destination. Asked if he would like his son Leo to return to the Barca to play, his answer was: “Hopefully someday…”.
Asked if Leo is happy in Paris, he said: “Okay, yes”. The father of the former Barça footballer ruled out that his son is going to come to Barcelona in the summer holidays. These statements were recorded and then collected and released by Mega Y Jijantes.
Leo Messi has contract in force with him paris st germain until June 30, 2023, with the option of extending it for one more season. The Argentine left Barça on August 5, 2021 with great disappointment, since initially Joan Laporta and his board assured him that everything was ready to renew but when he returned to Barcelona and was about to sign his extension, the president informed him that for economic reasons the club could not finally extend his contract.
Three days later, Messi said a tearful goodbye to the Barça fans at the Auditori 1899, with his teammates and the senior management team present. His relationship with Laporta was deteriorated and sources close to him rule out that this return to Barça could take place as an active player and add that he will fulfill his contract with PSG. Leo Messi assured in his day that he saw himself returning to Barça to act as technical secretary. The Argentine maintains his home in Castelldefels, to which he and his family return from time to time.