Joan Laporta former Barcelona presidential candidate is criticized

Julian Araujo

After Lionel Messi, 35, Joan Laporta left FC Barcelona in 2020. The club toyed with the possibility of having him perhaps return to Camp Nou.

That won’t happen, though, as the Argentine is allegedly extending his stay at Paris Saint-Germain with the club. As a result, Joan Laporta, the current president of the Spanish club. He is being pursued by Victor Font, a past contender for president of Barcelona.

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In an interview with La Vanguardia (via Marca), Font said that under Joan Laporta, Barcelona had failed to live up to the “historical dimension of the figure of Messi.”

What criticism did Joan Laporta face?

“Barça has not lived up to the historical dimension of the figure of Messi,”

Font told the Spanish publication.

“Hopefully, we will be able to take perspective and make a proper analysis of everything.” 

“And that the conclusions also help us understand that, also in the world of emotions, goodwill, barbecues and determination Joan Laporta l are not enough.”

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In addition, the former candidate for the Barcelona president pushed hard for the financial gain that keeping Messi with the Catalan club would have provided, Joan Laporta particularly following his 2022 FIFA World Cup victory. By including the Argentine in their lineup, Barça might have “maximized the worth of the squad,” according to Font.

“The so-called levers have shut down without a strategy, swiftly, and fast, and they do not aid in the asset growth of the club,” continued Font.

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Messi is most likely going to spend his remaining years in Europe with PSG and not Barcelona. But when the seasoned attacker is ready to move on, Inter Miami seems like the most likely choice.

Lionel Messi left FC Joan Laporta l Barcelona in 2020 at the age of 35, although the club briefly considered having him return.

However, because the Argentine is apparently extending his time in Paris Saint-Germain, that won’t happen. As a result, Joan Laporta. The current president of the Spanish club, is being pursued by former Barcelona presidential candidate Victor Font.

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