Messi will end career at Barcelona, predicts Del Piero

The former Juventus star says it “will be a nice story” if Messi spends the rest of his career at Camp Nou Lionel Messi is unlikely to leave Barcelona and it would be a “nice story” if the Argentine legend were to finish his career at Camp Nou, according to Juventus great Alessandro Del Piero. Reports emerged this month that Messi may be tempted to walk away from Barca after a public row with the club’s sporting director Eric Abidal. The timing of the rift with his former team-mate came at a difficult time…

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Lionel Messi Given 21 Months For Tax Fraud, Likely To Avoid Prison

The court found Lionel Messi and his father guilty of three counts of defrauding tax authorities. Madrid: Lionel Messi and his father were sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud by a Barcelona-based court on Wednesday, with both sentences likely to be suspended. The court found the Barcelona star and his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, each guilty of three counts of defrauding tax authorities of 4.1 million euros ($4.6 million). In Spain, sentences of less than two years for first offences are usually suspended, meaning neither man would go…

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