Details of Leo Messi’s agreement with FC Barcelona have recently surfaced in Spanish media. The salary of a football star is still widely talked about. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, chairman of the management board of Bayern Munich, commented on it in an interview with “Corriere della Sera”.
When Leo Messi signed a four-year contract with the “Blaugrana” in 2017, he secured the star’s revenue. The cost of his employment was more than half a billion euros in total.
There was no shortage of opinion that the deal ruined Barcelona, which fell into serious financial crisis. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge can’t imagine any footballer who could make such money at Bayern Munich.
The chairman of the board “Die Roten&”
; in an interview with “Corriere della Sera” was asked about the Argentine case. His answer was very descriptive.
– I was laughing when I saw Leo Messi’s contract with FC Barcelona. I can only congratulate him for making such a celestial plan Rummenigge said.
– It’s a long-term problem, it all started with the Bosman case and 1996. Over the past decade, we’ve all made mistakes, spending more and more money on players and agents. – added.
– The tragedy has shown that we need to change this and return to a more sensible model. I hope it will be possible, though it will not be easy – finish.