Barcelona president: Keeping Messi was a ‘risky’ investment


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There have been suggestions in the European media that this apparent breakdown might not be as final as it looks. Whether that’s true or not is impossible to tell, but if it is irretrievable it’s a sad way for one of the finest club careers in football history to come to an end.

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Barcelona dug their own grave by paying overinflated prices for & overly high wages to too many players.

Ditto for Real Madrid

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Barca appeared to be addicted to Messi beyond all reason, at the expense of their finances and squad development. They needed to walk away from any more crazy deals.

Wages and transfer fees need to be capped, or football will be run by hedge funds.

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Fake tears today, he has more money than he can ever spend but still wants a lot more. Too much greed in the world now,

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