Lionel Messi celebrated Argentina’s triumph within the Copa America ultimate Saturday with a profane Instagram publish.
Argentina received its fifteenth Copa America title — and its first since 1993 — with a 1-0 victory over host and archrival Brazil in Rio de Janeiro.
The victory was an emotion-charged expertise for Messi, who claimed his first worldwide trophy in his fifth ultimate together with his nation. In an Instagram publish of him posing with the Copa America trophy after the match, Messi expressed his emotions about successful the event, writing in Spanish: “We’re the champions, the c— of your mom.”
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Messi had an enormous affect on Argentina successful the Copa America, gathering the participant of the event award alongside Brazil’s Neymar and successful the Golden Boot with 4 targets, together with free kicks in opposition to Chile and Ecuador.
The following step for Messi might be confirming his membership future, with the celebrity at present a free agent after his contract with Barcelona expired firstly of the month.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta claims “all the things is on observe” as he expresses his optimism that Messi, who has been linked with the likes of Manchester Metropolis and Paris Saint-Germain, might be staying put.
Barca is determined for its captain and talisman to decide to a brand new contract that might see him add to the 21 years he has already spent in Spain with the Catalan giants.
Laporta and his most trusted executives, Ferran Reverter and Mateu Alemany, have been engaged on a two-year extension for Messi, though monetary points proceed to maintain important progress from being made on a deal.
It has been revealed that the Liga giants are €1.2 billion (£1.1 billion/$1.5 billion) in debt, which is making life troublesome in terms of negotiating new contracts and getting contemporary faces on board.
The principle challenge with the Messi contract, nevertheless, is the wage restrict that has been imposed on Barca by La Liga, which makes it inconceivable for the membership to conform to a cope with the 34-year-old that’s consistent with his expectations.