Lionel Messi dedicated an emotional farewell from Barcelona to Arturo Vidal

Vidal and Messi.

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Vidal and Messi.

Arturo Vidal is already a player for Inter Milan, who he came to because he was not part of the plans of Ronald Koeman, Barcelona coach. The king, Who arrived at the Catalan club in 2018 and said goodbye after two seasons, was a partner and even made a friendship with Lionel Messi. AND the flea He dedicated a heartfelt word of farewell to him on his Instagram.

“I only knew you from facing each other and you always seemed like a phenomenon to me, but then I was lucky enough to meet you personally and you surprised me even more,” Messi message starts. It is clear that the confrontations to which he alludes do not refer only to what happened at the club level: Vidal was the protagonist of both America Cups that Chile conquered in 2015 and 2016, in which they beat the Argentine National Team on penalties.

Messi’s dedication continued: “They were two years sharing many things and you made yourself noticed a lot, the dressing room is going to miss you, Arturo Vidal. I wish you all the best in this new stage at your new club. We will meet again, for sure” wrote the Rosario.

The departure of Vidal is one more of the elements that complicate this time of Lionel Messi in Barcelona, ​​where the fate that his friend Luis Suárez will run is still uncertain. Koeman has already let the Uruguayan know that he does not have him among his chosen, although for now there was no definition about his new club and there is the possibility that he will stay for one more season.

This Saturday the team added a new preparation friendly, with the 1-0 victory over Elche for the Joan Gamper Cup, where unlike on other occasions Messi did not address a few words to the fans as part of the presentation of the season. Beyond the fact that the meeting was held behind closed doors as part of the protocol for the coronavirus pandemic, it was clear that he was not even in the mood to make the gesture before the television cameras.

After Messi’s dismissal request through the famous burofax, doubts remain about how this season of Barcelona will develop, after a year without titles that was crowned with the historic 8-2 of Bayern Munich for the Champions League. Meanwhile, La Pulga, with the face of few friends, continues to fulfill the agenda. But he is not deprived of leaving affectionate messages for friends who will no longer be with him in the tough challenge of banking the stop.

See also: The silence of Lionel Messi: he did not give the usual speech at the start of the season

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