Football fans around the world were abuzz with excitement when news of a potential move by Lionel Messi to. Al-Hilal, one of the most successful football clubs in Saudi Arabia, emerged. However, the latest update on this transfer saga has put an end to the speculation. As it has been confirmed that Messi will not be joining Al-Hilal. Let’s take a closer look at the details of this development and what it means for Messi’s future.
Lionel Messi, often hailed as one of the greatest footballers of all time, has had an illustrious career with FC Barcelona. He has won numerous titles, including four UEFA Champions League trophies and ten La Liga titles, and has been awarded. The prestigious Ballon d’Or award a record six times. However, in August 2021, Messi shocked the football world when he left Barcelona. The club where he had spent over two decades, due to financial constraints faced by the club.
Since then, Messi has been a free agent, with many top clubs vying for his signature. One of the clubs that emerged as a potential destination for the. Argentine maestro was Al-Hilal, a club based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Al-Hilal is one of the most successful clubs in Asian football. Having won the AFC Champions League a record six times and the Saudi Professional League title a record 17 times.
Messi will not sign with Al-Hilal
The rumors of Messi’s move to Al-Hilal gained traction. With reports suggesting that the club’s owners were willing to offer him. A lucrative contract and provide him with a luxurious lifestyle in the oil-rich kingdom. It was seen as a surprising move. As Messi had spent his entire career in Europe, playing for Barcelona, and was not known to be considering a move to a Middle Eastern club.
However, the latest update on this potential transfer has put an end to the speculations. It has been confirmed that Lionel Messi will not be joining Al-Hilal. As he has decided to continue his football career in Europe. Messi’s representatives have cited his desire to compete at the highest level in. European competitions and his wish to stay closer to his family as the reasons for this decision.