After the 2017/2018 campaign, Lionel Messi have being granted several interviews to different press media. Most of the press media coming from his home country. Although the latest interview he gave is to the New York based Magazine company Paper Magazine where they referred to him as the G.O.A.T which is an acronym of Greatest Of All Time.
On Monday 4 June, Samuel Umtiti renewed the contract between him and Barcelona after agreeing to remain with the club till 2023. But the most notable detail about the contract is the significant increase of his release clause which rose from 60 million euros to a whooping 500 million euros.
In a brief interview with EFE, former FC Barcelona defender Jeremy Mathieu spoke about his former club, teammates as well as comparing the two best players in the world. He also opened up on Paulinho’s transfer to Barcelona. The French International who’s now a player of Sporting CP will face Barcelona in the Champions League Group stage.
Just after five games in 2017/2018 La Liga campaign, Lionel Messi has netted nine goals which is his best start of a new season. With this new record of nine goals in 5 games, the Argentine have scored as many goals as the entire Real Madrid team. Infact, just Real Sociedad (11 goals) and Atletico Madrid (10) have scored more than Leo in the first five games. While Real Madrid and Valencia equals the Argentine’s goals after five games.
FC Barcelona have officially revealed the new shirt for next season with the biggest change being the shirt sponsor. The club as well as Nike put up the image of the shirt both on social media and their official website.
Eventually, Josep Maria Bartomeu have announced Ernesto Valverde as Luis Enrique’s successor. The former Athletic Bilbao coach is now the new head coach of Barcelona. The new coach endorsed a two year contract with the Catalan club and an option to extend the deal by one year.
A bad night for FC Barcelona as they received the third defeat in this season’s La Liga competition. Aside being the defeat that hinders Blaugranas from taking the top spot of the on the standing table, Neymar received a red card and to make it that bad, Sandro Ramirez (former Barcelona player) scored the first goal and made a huge celebration about it.
Barcelona did the impossible after winning 6–1 in Camp Nou against a tough PSG side. The Catalan club went for a miraclous comeback that sees them through to the quarter final. But the most astonishing is the statistics of the last ten minutes of the game (85 — 95 minutes).
The 6–1 victory brought joy and happiness not just to Barcelona fans all over the world but to the player. Neymar Jr was no different. In an interview with TV3, Neymar expressed himself over the microphone stressing the Wednesday game against PSG is the best he’s played.
After the 6–1 (6–5 aggregate) historic victory of FC Barcelona against Paris Saint Germain in the Champions League, the Catalan club will find themselves in the quarter final of the Uefa Champions League for the tenth time in the tenth year.