Messi’s decision to retire is his personal issue: Josep Maria

Barcelona: Josep Maria Bartomeu, Barcelona President today stated that the decision of retirement that Argentine football star Lionel Messi took to end his national career with Argentina is a personal issue.

Messi decided to retire from national soccer after losing the final of the 2016 Copa America against Chile.

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Josep Maria Bartomeu nevertheless still considers Messi a “fortune for international soccer.”

Talking about Dani Alves, club’s president said that Dani Alves left the club for Italian side Juventus because he wanted a long term contract.

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