And, throughout the course of times, it has certainly looked as if the Argentinean would love to play for Barcelona until his retirement, but several reports may suggest he’s changed his mind lately.
Thing is, Messi recently rejected a contract extension with the Blaugrana, and a report revealed that he has an exit clause that could allow him to leave the club for free at the end of each season, even though Gerard Pique didn’t seem worried about that at all.
Messi had already stated that he’s not going to play for another European club other than Barcelona, and the team’s officials said his age and salary make it extremely difficult for any other team to make a run at him.
However, The Sun claims the superstar is already thinking about the next step on his career after his stint at Camp Nou comes to an end, and he’s considering making a ‘sensational’ move to the U.S and play in the Major League Soccer.
David Beckham had already claimed he’d love to have him and Cristiano Ronaldo playing for his Inter Miami FC, and we all know money isn’t going to be an issue for American investors:
“Everyone has their wish list, everyone does, but if you look at the way Leo and Cristiano are still playing, even at what you might think is the later stage of their careers, I don’t see it ending for them,” Beckham told the media in June.
Still, there’s no wonder Messi is going to stay at Camp Nou for at least an extra couple of seasons, so the MLS would have to wait for him a little longer.