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Watch: Lionel Messi’s mural removed from Barcelona’s Camp Nou

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FC Barcelona has removed former star player Lionel Messi’s mural from outside its Camp Nou stadium after the Argentinian left the club over a pay dispute this week.

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The football great has signed a deal with Paris Saint-Germain that will net him a salary of $41 million plus bonuses and a reported $30 million signing fee, according to CNBC.

Lionel Messi after signing for Paris St Germain poses with a shirt on the pitch after the press conference, Paris, France, August 11, 2021. (Reuters)
Lionel Messi after signing for Paris St Germain poses with a shirt on the pitch after the press conference, Paris, France, August 11, 2021. (Reuters)

He joined FC Barcelona as a teenager and went on to become its all-time top goal scorer.

Messi confirmed during an emotional press conference on Sunday that he would be leaving the club that he has played for his whole career.

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