Messi Extends Barcelona Contract with €300m till 2021. Lionel Messi will be playing football at FC Barcelona in the coming years. The Catalan club reports that the Argentine striker will sign up to the summer of 2021. That is three years longer than in its previous contract.
According to the Spanish media, the new deal would include a sum of EUR 300 million. Messi still has to draw. This happens in a few weeks when he returns to the club and begins the preparation for the new season.
“We are very pleased with this new commitment with the best football player from history, who has led all his professional career at Barça football and the team to extraordinary successes,” post the club on his website.
The dribble King has played at the Catalan club since 2000 and has won numerous trophies and records.
The thirty-year-old attacker has been awarded five times the best football player in the world, winning Barca four times the Champions League and eight Spanish titles. He is also a club top scorer of all time: 507 goals in 583 games.
“Argentina is making one of the best periods in his career and still offers the club a lot,” the club writes. “That’s music to the ears of Barça’s fans, who can enjoy his grandfather for another four years.”