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.
WATCH: Lionel Messi's likeness was removed from a mural on the outside of FC Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium following the announcement last week that the 34-year-old Argentine would be leaving the club after 21 years https://t.co/UjcSlxRP0U pic.twitter.com/ZF0ldxYOtK— Reuters India (@ReutersIndia) August 11, 2021
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.
He joined FC Barcelona as a teenager and went on to become its all-time top goal scorer.
Le maillot de Leo Messi - 3⃣0⃣😍— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_inside) August 11, 2021
Messi confirmed during an emotional press conference on Sunday that he would be leaving the club that he has played for his whole career.