Lionel Messi’s savage Response To Real Madrid When They Offered Him 440k-A-Week Contract
Lionel Messi was once the subject of an ambitious €250 million transfer bid for Real Madrid but he told them not to “waste their time”.
The Barcelona legend has been a Thorn in the side of Los blancos since his debut back in 2004.
Madrid were interested in sealing his signature back in 2013 at Di Marzio Grand hotel calclomercato book per A bola claims they were aiming to pay messi €450,000k per week.
However, Messi had no intentions of joining and he told the club “I will not, nor waste any time.”
An eight-year contract was allegedly prepared and Messi’s father, Jorge, would have netted €16 million.
Messi joining Madrid at that time would have seen him lineup alongside bitter rival Cristiano Ronaldo to form a devastating partnership.
The 33 year-old was linked with a sensational move away from Barcelona this summer after becoming disillusioned with their direction.
Manchester City were said to be interested in his services, but a €700 million release clause ensures he would remain at the camp Nou.