The 10th, so far without a team, since he has not yet sealed his new bond with Barcelona, He traveled this Tuesday afternoon in his private plane from rosary beads to Buenos Aires.
It was a whirlwind visit: he was in the City for less than an hour and went directly with his father to the U.S. Embassy, in Palermo.
In a high-end, copper-colored car, and just after 3:30 p.m. he entered to complete the procedure for the corresponding visas, his and those who would accompany him to the city where the English David beckham He has his team, Inter Miami, who play in the MLS.
Lionel Messi, along with Jorge, his father, carry out procedures at the United States Embassy. Photo Juano Tesone
A few minutes later, before 4:00 p.m., Messi was already back at the Metropolitan Airport to board a private flight that will take him back to the city of Santa Fe and, from there, to his holiday destination. According to reports from their environment to Clarín, that trip could be made between tonight and tomorrow.
Dressed in black, the top scorer in the history of the National Team made his feelings known through an audio that he sent on Monday to Sebastián Vignolo, host of the ESPN signal, where he told him: “I’m enjoying this moment and the people Falling little by little of all that this means. Preparing to go on vacation with my family, which is what it is now ”.
“Impossible to explain the happiness that I feel I, my family, my friends, all this is crazy, ”added the forward, chosen by Conmebol as a member of the ideal team of the tournament that Argentina had not won since the Ecuador 1993 edition.
The future of Messi after the glory
After your vacation, Messi will have to define if he signs a new contract with Barcelona, since the previous one expired on June 30. Since then he has been a free player, so any club can negotiate directly with him, without paying a transfer token.
Joan Laporta, Culé president, had assured that “everything is on track”, but it was La Liga who put a brake on it, for reasons of financial fair play. The club must accommodate its budget to meet the requirements of the association that governs Spanish football.
His brand-new partner and friend, Sergio “Kun” Agüero, is already waiting for him in Barcelona, who joins the team led by Dutchman Ronald Koeman this season.