Lionel Messi is leaving Barcelona: How social media reacted

It was the news a lot of experienced organized for mere months back, yet as the new LaLiga season approached and whispers circulated of an settlement on a new agreement amongst Barcelona and Lionel Messi, no one particular expected the bombshell that dropped on Thursday: Messi will not return to the Catalan club.

Breathe. Deep breaths, Barca followers. Keep in mind the very good instances.

With that sentimentality out of the way, social media speedily moved on to what seriously issues: Where will the Argentina captain enjoy subsequent? The transfer market place has become the beating heart of soccer summers, and Twitter’s pulse raced in reaction to Barca’s bombshell.

Supporters all over the world quickly tagged their favorite clubs in desperate pleas to go get Messi, and groups designed their situations for why the 34-12 months-outdated need to be part of them.

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