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Messi reacts to Jordi Alba leaving Barcelona



Messi reacts to Jordi Alba leaving Barcelona

Barcelona legend Lionel Messi has expressed his emotions following the termination of his teammate Jordi Alba’s contract with the club. In a heartfelt tribute, Messi praised Alba’s contribution both on and off the field, emphasizing their strong bond as more than just teammates.

On Wednesday, Barcelona officially announced the mutual agreement to terminate Jordi Alba’s contract, marking the end of his tenure at the La Liga champions. The Spanish defender will bid farewell to the Camp Nou faithful during the upcoming match on Sunday.

Jordi Alba, in a touching video shared on his social media accounts, acknowledged his imminent departure from Barcelona and expressed his gratitude to the club and its fans for their unwavering support throughout his time there.

Reacting to the news, Lionel Messi, who has enjoyed a close relationship with Alba throughout their shared experiences on and off the pitch, took to Instagram to pay tribute to the departing defender. Messi described Alba as more than just a teammate, referring to him as a true accomplice on the court.

The Paris Saint-Germain forward also highlighted the joy of their personal friendship and expressed his desire for Alba’s continued success and happiness in his future endeavors. Messi concluded his message by thanking Jordi Alba for everything.

“You were more than a teammate, a true accomplice on the court… And how nice it is also to be able to enjoy how well we get along personally.

“You know that I always wish you the best and also your family, hopefully, your new stage will continue to bring you many successes and joys. Thanks for everything, Jordi.” Messi wrote.

Jordi Alba joined Barcelona in 2012, making a significant impact during his tenure with the club. Known for his attacking prowess and defensive abilities, he established himself as a key figure in Barcelona’s squad. Alba’s departure marks the end of an era, leaving behind a legacy of success and memorable moments at Camp Nou.

As Barcelona fans prepare to bid farewell to the esteemed defender, they will undoubtedly cherish the memories created alongside Lionel Messi, who has now embarked on a new chapter of his career with Paris Saint-Germain.

The termination of Jordi Alba’s contract serves as a reminder of the ever-changing landscape of football, where even long-standing partnerships come to an end.