Messi until 2016; clause €250m

The big day has finally arrived in Barcelona. At 15, in fact, came the expected signing the new agreement between the Spanish society and Lionel Messi. As we read on the official website of the club, the 22 year-old Argentine soccer player has signed a contract that ties him to the Catalans until 30 June 2016.

In addition to a substantial adjustment of its engagement, the “Flea” will be inserted into a buyout clause of 250 million euros. Messi will wear so the colors blue and claret for 15 years, since he began his experience at Barca in 2001.

Visibly satisfied even the president Joan Laporta, appeared happy with this renewal. “It’s the best news I can receive today Barça.” The number one Blaugrana then stressed “the importance of having a player of his human qualities and techniques. At this moment we can not imagine a Barcelona without a player the likes of Leo Messi. “