Good reason: Messi explains why he would shun Newell’s Old Boys and retire at Barcelona
FC Barcelona and millions of supporters around the world would want nothing more but for Lionel Messi to finish off his playing days at Barcelona.
Messi has been at the club since he was 13-years-old and has been very loyal despite tempting offers from Europe’s biggest clubs to leave.
But the No 10 has always had love for his childhood club,Newell’s Old Boys, and had always said he wanted to return back to his boyhood club.
However, Messi has now revealed that the security situation in Argentina is something he wants to avoid for the safety of himself and his family.
“I’ve said many times that my dream is to play at Newell’s but I don’t know what will happen, and a part of that doubt is due to the way the country is at the moment,” Messi told TyC Sport.
“I have a family and my children come first, and then me.”
“I want them to grow up in a calm place, being able to enjoy life with security.
“It is very ugly to see the things that happen in Argentina, that you can go out on the street and people want to rob you and that they can kill you.”